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A Kurdish Photographer Sentenced to Imprisonment in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2017-07-18 02:02
Mehdi Tavakoli, a photographer from Sanandaj, was recently sentenced to one year of punitive imprisonment and one year of suspended imprisonment by Branch One of the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj on charges of acting against national security. Accordin ...

Non-payment of workers’ wage arrears in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-15 18:41
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association Report and local sources, workers in the Sardasht municipality and Gezar Dareh tunnel located on the Sanandaj _ Marivan road in eastern Kurdistan have not received their wage arrears for several months. ...

Sport Minister arrives in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-07-15 09:10
The Iranian Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Masoud Soltani Far, and his accompanying delegation arrived early Saturday, July 15, in Sanandaj. ...

Buyers of Mehr House (Dega Iran) are still waiting.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-13 22:29
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, buyers of apartments known as Dega Iran are currently waiting for delivery of their apartments. According to the report, residents of Sanandaj city-dwelling tenants in eastern Kurdistan af ...

Suicide a Kurdish young in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-07-08 21:52
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , on Friday 7 July 2017, a 31-year-old young man with the identity of “A, A” on Zhandarmeri Street in Sanandaj eastern Kurdistan, has committed suicide. According to a credible source, the ...

Fish hunting festival in Sanadaj

KurdPress - 2017-07-08 13:41
A fish hunting festival was held on Friday, June 7, in Wahdet Dam near Sanandaj. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Activists visit retirement home in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-07-02 14:13
A group of civil activists visits the retirement home of Sanandaj in an attempt to respect the elderly and the people living in the home. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Kurdistan Region Sanandaj’s best market

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 18:05
Free trade zone to open on border between KRG and Iran to expand ties. A Kurdish official has said that the recent Islamic State attacks on Kurdistan Region. ...

Kurdish sportwomen shine in Iran

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:01
Sanandaj Under-12 girls’ team finished first place among 23 teams across various provinces in Iran ...

Sanandaj Ramadan prayers hold Laylat al-Qadr

KurdPress - 2017-06-20 11:36
Laylat al-Qadr variously rendered in English as the Night of Decree, Night of Value, Night of Destiny, or Night of Measures. Muslims believe that the first verses of the Quran were revealed to the Islamic prophet Muhammad at this night. It is one of the n ...

Marginalization in Sanandaj in pictures

KurdPress - 2017-06-19 13:12
As the biggest city in Kurdistan province and its capital, Sanandaj has the largest marginalized population in the west and the whole of Iran since 50 percent of the city’s population are on living on its margin. The problem has not only remained intact a ...

Iranian prominent Kurdish author commemorated

KurdPress - 2017-06-14 12:49
Ata Nahaee, the prominent Kurdish novelist and short story writer, was commemorated by a group of activists who visited him at his home in Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan province. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Benevolent Iftar ceremony in Sanandaj’s Khasrawa Mansion

KurdPress - 2017-06-14 12:49
The Institution of Hamraz-e Shamim Baran held an Iftar (fast-breaking) ceremony on June 13 in Khasrawa Mansion in order to support labor children in the holy month of Ramadan Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Apartment build in one of the alleys of city ” Sanandaj ” in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-12 19:03
According to reports received by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , in the neighborhood ” Qatarchian ” in Sanandaj of municipal land area of 1500 meters in one of the state’s housing cooperative medical examiner has left the apartment of 24 units on ...

Destroyed more than 50 shops in “Nanaleh” Sanandaj by municipality

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-11 20:47
According to a report received by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association and quoted by news agencies, Islamic Republic of Iran, Director of Enforcement municipal Sanandaj in East Kurdistan, destroyed 50 shops unauthorized area, detached town “Nanaleh” and ...

sentencing 10 years prison for Hosein Daneshmand

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-08 19:37
According to reports received by Kurdistan Human Rights Association 8 June 2017, Hosein Daneshmand political prisoners from Baneh in fourth branch revision of the Revolutionary Court in the Islamic Republic of Iran in the city of Sanandaj East Kurdistan, ...

Iranian Kurdish prominent author commemorated

KurdPress - 2017-06-08 11:54
Ata Nahaee, the prominent Kurdish novelist and short story writer, was commemorated by a group of activists who visited him at his home in Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan province. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Young suicide Marivani (East Kurdistan)

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-08 09:55
According to reports received , a Kurdish young from Marivan suicide and took his own life. The boy, 24 years old, who had attempted suicide yesterday due to the severity of his condition was sent to Tohid Hospital in Sanandaj. This young man was to commi ...

Deprivation Kurdish political prisoner Ghinghis Ghadam Khairi of medical care

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-08 09:55
According to reports, the Kurdistan Human Rights Association and the Harana News Agency “Chingiz Ghadam Khairi” was born in 1988 from Kamyaran in East Kurdistan who was arrested in 2011 and was transferred to Sanandaj prison and his family,after a few mon ...

Waste residue and burn people protest Kamyaran and Sanandaj brought.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-06-03 18:44
According to reports of human rights in Kurdistan, smoke from the burning of rubbish and solid waste Kamyaran site,protest rural and urban areas in the vicinity of the site are brought rubbish. This site and other sites for non-normative and non standard ...

Reciting Quran during Ramadan

KurdPress - 2017-06-03 15:28
A large number of people in Sanandaj, capital of Kurdistan province, hold every day a Quran reciting ceremony in the grand mosque of the city. Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Hassan Rouhani's Visit to Sina, Kurdistan

Kurdpa - 2017-05-31 22:39
Kurdpa: As part of his provincial tours, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Sina (Sanandaj in Persian), the capital city of one of the four Kurdish provinces in Iran Sunday morning. ...

Kurdistani the expelled and other cities employment.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-28 21:15
According to a report by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association has reached a representative appointed by the Islamic Republic of Iran to the cities of Sanandaj, Divandareh and Kamyaran to acknowledge that the government departments Islamic Republic of Ir ...

Dam construction to rob water resources in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-27 22:49
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association: According to the Governors regions in East Kurdistan ( Sanandaj , Urmia, Kermanshah , Ilam) dam construction projects in the provinces it continues as in the Sanandaj 18, Urmia 52, Kermanshah 22 Ilam 40 ...

The risk of deportation “Anwar Moradi Zar” to Iran by the German government

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-24 16:19
According to the report, the Iranian Communist Party published and a copy of it to Kurdistan Human Rights Association has been sent, a citizen of Kurdish people of the Sanandaj in East Kurdistan called “Anwar Moradi Zar” members of the Communist Party of ...

Death sentence Hemen Mostafaei was stopped

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-22 16:16
According to the report of the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, Hemen Mostafaei kurdish prisoner from the village of Kanidinar the function of the city of Marivan in East Kurdistan, detained in prison in Sanandaj, who was supposed death sentence today ...

Pictures which hurt Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-05-21 08:51
Almost all candidates in city and village council elections nominate themselves in the elections in order to what they call improving the situation of the cities and villages and protecting them and their environment. The propaganda they conduct during th ...

Coercion and compulsion of prisoners to participate in elections

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-19 23:07
According to a report by the Kurdistanسس Human Rights Association has reached a dawn today Friday 19 May 2017, prison authorities Sanandaj Dizelabad Kermanshah and Orumieh prison in the hall and the life of the prison, where they threatened that in case o ...

Huge turnout in elections in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-05-19 15:09
People in Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan Province, welcomed warmly the 12th presidential election and the 5th elections of city and village councils. The elections are held today, May 19, all across Iran. Polling stations are open from 8am until 6pm l ...

Self mutilation and suicidal prisoners in Sanandaj in Kurdistan East

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-15 22:50
According to a report by the Kurdistan Human Rights Associatio is over, prisoners in Sanandaj prison due to lack of attention to demands their rights to methods of protest such as strikes, suicide and self mutilation have turned and this while 28 prisoner ...

Iran, Iraq to counter dust storms: vice president

KurdPress - 2017-05-15 07:58
The Iranian Vice-President and head of the Environment Department stated in remarks in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, that the country is going to launch a training center in Iraq to educate Iraqis on effective ways to address the issue of dust storms and ...

Conference on Narrative across Literary Genres in pictures

KurdPress - 2017-05-14 20:11
The University of Kurdistan in Sanandaj, the capital of the Iranian northwestern province of Kurdistan, held the first national conference on narratives across literary genres on Wednesday, May 10. ...

Suicide 60 years old man in East Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-05-04 22:06
Kurdistan Human Rights Association : Wednesday 3 May 2017, Karim Jamshidi, 60 years old, in the village of “Sarhouyeh,” the sub-district (Kalatarzan) of Sanandaj in East Kurdistan, for reasons yet to be determined, hanging and his life has ended. People c ...

Ibrahim Raeisi’s visit to Sanandaj in pictures

KurdPress - 2017-05-03 08:04
Iranian presidential hopeful Ibrahim Raeisi arrived in Sanadaj, capital of Kurdistan province, on Tuesday, May 1, where he addressed a large crowd of people in Azadi stadium. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Citizens protested in Sanandaj in Kurdistan East to the municipality

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-04-30 21:54
According to a report received by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association , Sunday 30 April 2017, a collective of the citizens of the town of Hassan Abad year (in Kurdistan), due to poor road conditions, Hassan abad protest and blocked the road and demande ...

Newruz celebrations in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-03-28 08:28
“Nawruzanai Senna” celebrations were held in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, within attempts to make a happy atmosphere in the city during Newruz celebration. The celebrations will be held till April 1. Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Last Tuesday of the year in pictures

KurdPress - 2017-03-15 10:54
Last Tuesday (Chwarshama Soori) was celebrated in Sanandaj, with a number of people injured due to fireworks. Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Officials, military and police commanders meet family of Kurdistani pilot

KurdPress - 2017-03-09 08:55
A number of officials and military and police officials met with the family of the revered pilot Ahmad Salimi Naraqi in Sanandaj, capital of Kurdistan province. Commander of Navy of Islamic Republic of Iran Army died in 2008 while he was only 39 years old ...

Kurdistan Philharmonic Orchestra held in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-03-07 14:43
Kurdistan Philharmonic Orchestra was held in Sanandaj late on Sunday. Mehdi Ahmadi led the concert and Hana Kamkar and Daryuish Godarzi were its singers. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi Reporter’s code: 50101 ...

Slavoj Zizek’s Sernad goes on stage in Kurdish

KurdPress - 2017-02-26 12:18
Sernad written by Slovenian psychoanalytic philosopher went on stage in Kurdish in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province. The play is directed by Hamid Reza Kurdistani and Mehr Theater Group plays it for two weeks from February 21 to March 8. Saber Nikbakht has tr ...

The Appeal court upheld a sentence for an activist from Sanandaj

Roji Kurd - 2017-02-09 00:07
One year sentence for a cultural activist in Sanandaj was approved by appeal court. According to the Mirovayeti News agencies, Shoresh Tahmasebi, a cultural activist from Sanandaj was sentenced to one-year imprisonment. He should also be present in the co ...

The jail sentence for a Kurdish citizen of Iran was extended

Roji Kurd - 2017-02-02 00:10
In order to make a detainee confession, intelligent service in Sanandaj has put him under mental and physical pressure and he has been kept in solidarity confinement for the period of 50 days. This Kurdish detainee is from city of Qurveh. According to Mir ...

Kurdish singer Sadullah Nasiri exalted

KurdPress - 2017-01-30 12:52
A large number of people visited Iranian Kurdish singer, Sadullah Nasiri, in Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, and praised his years-long efforts in Kurdish music. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi ...

Funeral ceremony of 20 unknown martyrs in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-01-28 11:08
The bodies of 20 unknown martyrs were brought into Iran from Iraq through Mariwan’s border cross way of Bashmaq and were buried in Sanandaj on Tuesday. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi ...

First international Kurdish film week starts in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-01-04 11:15
The First International Kurdish Film Week, Senna Dej, started in the Iranian northwestern city of Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, where film makers from all across the country and the Iraqi northern Kurdish region are participating. ...

Festival of local games in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2017-01-01 08:20
A festival of local games was held on Friday December 30 in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi ...

Snow blankets mountains around Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2016-12-20 08:31
A light snow fell on Sunday, October 18, when different cities of Kurdistan province wore a white cover. Mountains in Sanandaj, the capital of the province, were blanketed with snow. Photo: Yahya Samadi ...

Visit of Sulaimaniya journalists’ syndicate to Kurdistan media

KurdPress - 2016-12-12 11:24
A number of journalists from Kurdistan Region of Iraq visited Sanandaj, Kurdistan province on Sunday October 11. Also the members of Sulaimaniya journalists’ syndicate, the journalists paid visits to different agencies and newspapers, among them Kurdpres ...

Iranian security forces arrest two Kurdish artists in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2016-12-08 02:04
“The [Iranian] security forces arrested two Kurdish artists, Mehdi Tawakoli and Mohamad Abdi, in Sanandaj, on 11 October. We since no nothing on their fate and whereabouts,” a reliable source said in an interview with the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (K ...

Kurdish juvenile offender at imminent risk of execution in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2016-12-08 02:04
The authorities of Sanandaj Central Prison have told Kurdish juvenile offender Hemen Oraminejad that he is now at imminent risk of execution, an activist said. Oraminejad was arrested and sentenced to death under Iran’s ‘Qesas law’ (an eye for an eye) whe ...

Fire engulfs Abidar Mountain

KurdPress - 2016-12-02 04:57
For many times in this year fire ignites Abidar Mountain in Western Sanandaj on Wednesday. The fire destroyed a large part of the mountain's plants. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi ...

Fire engulfs Abidar Mountain

KurdPress - 2016-12-01 07:56
For many times in this year fire ignites Abidar Mountain in Western Sanandaj on Wednesday. The fire destroyed a large part of the mountain's plants. Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi ...

Interior minister takes part in 13th Aban rally in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2016-11-06 05:04
Along with other cities in Iran, people in Kurdistan province and its capital, Sanandaj, came to the streets to hold the 13th Aban rally and demonstrate their disapproval of US policies on the anniversary of the takeover of the American embassy in Tehran ...

Interior minister takes part in 13th Aban rally in Sanandaj

KurdPress - 2016-11-03 13:59
Along with other cities in Iran, people in Kurdistan province and its capital, Sanandaj, came to the streets to hold the 13th Aban rally and demonstrate their disapproval of US policies on the anniversary of the takeover of the American embassy in Tehran ...

Paragliding over Abidar

KurdPress - 2016-10-22 14:26
A group of paragliding pilots flew over Abidar, a mountain in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province. Photo: Yahya Samadi ...
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