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Delegation of the Kurdish National Council (KNC) in Moscow

Delegation of the Kurdish National Council (KNC) in Moscow

KNC Geneva - 2017-09-08 23:58
At the invitation of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a delegation of the KNR in Syria under the leadership of President Ibrahim Biro traveled to Russia this week. On Thursday, 7 September 2017, the delegates met the Russian Deputy Foreign Ministe ...
Delegation of the Kurdish National Council (KNC) in Moscow - KNC Geneva

Third Dialogue Workshop in Istanbul successfully completed

KNC Geneva - 2017-09-21 23:03
From 15 to 18 September 2017, the third dialogue workshop organized by EZKS with the Syrian opposition took place in Istanbul. In addition to representatives of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, participants with a Druze, Assyrian and Jesidian backgr ...

Mob attack on Kurdish funeral sparks outrage in Turkey / Sibel Hurtas

KurdPress - 2017-09-20 09:26
Aysel Tugluk, the deputy chair of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), is a well-known Kurdish politician in Turkey who is currently in jail on terrorism-related charges, like many other HDP members. But the reason her name made headlines this week was un ...

Whereabouts of Injured Kurdish Prisoner in Iran Remain Unknown

BAS News - 2017-09-11 20:57
ERBIL — The whereabouts of a Kurdish man, who was shot and detained in late June remain unknown, said the family on Monday. Rami Hossein Panahi was arrested on the 23rd of June this year and remains in custody of the Iranian intelligence agency to this d ...

Sanandaj High Security Space

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-08 01:42
According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association: Today, on Thursday 7 September 2017, following a call by the activists of the city of Sanandaj for solidarity with the protesters a few days earlier in Baneh,they called for a silent gathering in this c ...

Wounded 2 Kurdish entrepreneur and carrier in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-09-08 01:42
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association, on Wednesday 6 September 2017, a Kurdish entrepreneur was shot dead as a result of the direct shooting of wounded law enforcement personnel and and also other carrier due to the mine blast ...

Dialogue Workshop on Minority Rights and Minority Protection

KNC Geneva - 2017-09-06 17:40
From 27 to 30 May 2017, the second Dialogue Workshop of the KNC on the subject of minority rights and minority protection took place in Istanbul. In addition to representatives of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, participants with a Druze, Assyrian, ...

New Book Out: The Kurdish Question Revisited

Kurdish Studies Network - 2017-09-06 11:03
Stansfield, Gareth & Shareef, Mohammed (eds) Hurst, 2017 ISBN: 9781849045919 The Kurds, once marginal in the study of the Middle East and secondary in its international relations, have moved to centre stage in recent years. In Turkey, where the Kurdish qu ...

Demonstration against the practices of the Iranian regime

ANHA - 2017-09-05 18:49
NEWS DESK- Hundreds of Kurds demonstrated in Iran against the practices of the Iranian regime against the Kurds in the Rojhilat Kurdistan. The Iranian regime last night killed two Kurdish youths, Kader Bahrami, 41, and Haidar Faraji, 21, in the town of Ba ...

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 ...

The arrest of three Kurdish citizens in Tekab

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-08-24 03:02
According to a report from the Kurdistan Human Rights Association last week,on Tuesday 15 August 2017, the security forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran three residents the Ahmedabad village of the city of Tekab, in eastern Kurdistan, arrest and and hav ...

KDP, Gorran, KIG to Meet This Week

BAS News - 2017-08-19 10:41
ERBIL — Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is said to hold meetings this week with the Change Movement (Gorran) and Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG) in hopes of finding a solution to their prolonged political disputes. Nouri Hama Ali, a leading member of KDP, ...