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Memories of Anfal stir referendum ralliers in Garmiyan

Memories of Anfal stir referendum ralliers in Garmiyan - Rûdaw

More than 20% of executions in Iran are kurds.

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-10-12 01:16
More than 20% of executions in Iran are kurds. The 10th of October is October 18th, the International Day for the Suppression of the Death Penalty. In fact, the death penalty is punishable by punishment and punishable by severe punishment. This punishment ...

The danger of the destruction of the Kani Barazan wetland in eastern Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2017-10-06 09:31
The danger of the destruction of the Kani Barazan wetland in eastern Kurdistan According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Association’s Report, Iran’s and East Kurdistan’s lagoons and lakes are drooping after the lack of management of officials and officials ...

The wave of arrests of Kurdish citizens this time in Sawlawa(Sarvabad)

Hengaw - 2017-10-01 03:00
Hengaw: Iran’s security forces arrested several citizens in one of the villages of Sawlawa (Sarvabad). According to a report to the Human The post The wave of arrests of Kurdish citizens this time in Sawlawa(Sarvabad) appeared first on Human Rights News. ...

Kurds vote in controversial referendum

CNN - 2017-09-28 17:56
Iraqi Kurds have voted overwhelmingly in favor of declaring independence from Iraq in a historic and controversial referendum that could have wide-ranging implications for the Middle East. ...

Turkish, Iraqi PMs discuss KRG referendum results in phone call

KurdPress - 2017-09-28 11:18
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and his Iraqi counterpart Haider Al-Abadi discussed in a phone call late Wednesday, September 27, the results of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) independence referendum on Monday. ...

Baghdad ready for conditional talks with KRG over referendum: expert

KurdPress - 2017-09-20 12:04
A political expert has stated that the central government of Iraq in Baghdad is ready to discuss the independence of the northern region of Kurdistan if the northern province of Kirkuk is not included in the Kurdish referendum vote set for September 25. ...

French ministers arrive in Erbil, meet Barzani ahead of referendum

KurdPress - 2017-08-27 13:39
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and Defence Minister Florence Parly met with Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdistan region on Saturday August 26, weeks ahead of a planned referendum on independence of K ...