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Political activists on hunger strike in Rojhilat Kurdistan

Political activists on hunger strike in Rojhilat Kurdistan

ANHA - 2017-09-07 12:04
NEWS DESK – Political activists and civilians in Rojhilat Kurdistan (East Kurdistan) declared a hunger strike for 3 days in support of the laborers’ rights working on the border and denouncing violations of the Iranian regime by the Mullahs. The cities o ...
Political activists on hunger strike in Rojhilat Kurdistan - ANHA

PUK expresses support for alternative in place of referendum

KurdPress - 2017-09-24 07:30
Mala Bakhtiar, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan's (PUK) Politburo Executive Secretary announced on Saturday, September 23, that his party has expressed its stance in support of an alternative path offered by the U.S., U.N. and U.K. in place of the Kurdish ...

Yezidis Rally in Support of Kurdistan’s Independence

BAS News - 2017-09-22 15:12
DUHOK — The Kurdish Yezidi community organized on Friday a rally in Khanke camp in Duhok Province in support of Kurdistan Region’s independence. Khisho Mirza, head of Yezidis’ Lalish Centre in Sinjar region, told BasNews that the Kurdish Yezidis in Khank ...

Oratory, poetry festival in support of elections

ANHA - 2017-09-19 13:58
The Diplomatic Relations Committee in Girkê Legê has organized an oratory and poetry festival in which a number of Arab poets participated in support of the elections of the communes. ...

[In Pictures] Festival in Support of Kurdistan Referendum in Oslo

BAS News - 2017-09-09 19:39
ERBIL— Hundreds of Kurdish diaspora in Europe gathered on Saturday in Oslo, Norway, to attend a festival organized for supporting the independence referendum of the Kurdistan Region. The Kurds, from Iran, Turkey, Iraq and Syria, all holding Kurdistan fla ...

DNO joins ExxonMobil on Bashiqa license in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-09-09 12:42
(World Oil) — the Norwegian oil and gas operator (DNO) has announced an agreement with ExxonMobil to join the Bashiqa license in the Kurdistan Region. According to World Oil, DNO will assume operatorship of the license with a 40% paying (32% net) interes ...

KNK appeals to Kurdish people to support Rojhilat Kurdistan

ANHA - 2017-09-06 11:26
The Kurdistan Patriotic Congress of (KNK) denounced the practices of the Iranian regime against the Kurdish people in Rojhilat Kurdistan (East Kurdistan), and appealed to all the Kurds to support the demonstrations of the people of the cities of Banê, Mer ...

The hunger strike of five Kurdish prisoners in Kermanshah Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 16:15
Five Sunni Kurdish prisoners went on hunger strike in Kermanshah prison in eastern Kurdistan. According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, five Kurdish Sunni inmates have started their hunger strike on Thursday 31 August 2017, in Diz ...

Kurdish woman sets herself on fire in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2017-09-05 14:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A 30-year-old Kurdish woman was dead after she set herself on fire in Kelar, a district of Germiyan province in Iraqi Kurdistan. A young woman with the name Arezu Hassan, born in 1987, set her body on fire on the Sept ...

Report on Human Rights violation in East Kurdistan “August” 2017.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-05 06:54
The human rights situation report is from Tuesday 1 August 2017 untill on Thursday 31 August 2017, in eastern Kurdistan, an effort by the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, based on numerous reports from the human rights organization. It is worth noting ...

Tel Abyad tribes meet in support of federal elections

ANHA - 2017-08-28 16:23
Dozens of Arabic, Kurdish and Turkmen tribal notables (Girê Sipî), a number of leaders of the People and Women Protection Units and leaders of the Syrian Democratic Forces are in a tent erected in support of the federal election. ...

Kurds in Denmark to Gather in Support of Independence Referendum

BAS News - 2017-08-16 14:38
ERBIL — Kurds in Denmark are preparing an event in the country’s capital of Copenhagen in support of the independence referendum of Kurdistan Region. The event, in which well-known Kurdish singer Shivan Parwar will be singing, is set for 17th September. ...