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Tima Kurdi: The Boy on the Beach

Tima Kurdi: The Boy on the Beach

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2018-02-13 17:41
The Boy on the Beach isn’t available until April, but as soon as I received the advanced reading copy in the mail, I immediately began reading it. Alan Kurdi, wearing the clothes Tima Kurdi, his aunt, bought for him. This devastating photo became a wake ...
Tima Kurdi: The Boy on the Beach - Pirtuk û Wêje

KRG PM on opening Kurdistan’s airports: “This is the outcome of several formal and informal meetings with Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi,”

Waar Media - 2018-03-13 20:13
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani in a press conference on Tuesday hoped all disputes between Erbil and Baghdad will soon be solved in accordance with the Iraqi Constitution. “This is the outcome of several formal and informal ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars Wounded By the Direct Shooting of Border Guards in Baneh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-03-02 02:00
On February 28, two Kurdish kolbars were wounded by direct shootings of border guards in Baneh. “On February 28, a group of the Kolbars in the village of Nanur was targeted by Baneh’s border guards at afternoon. A kolbar called Fereydoun and resident of S ...

A Kolbar Lost his Life at the Highlands of Sardasht Border

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-02-23 02:02
On Monday evening, February 19, a Kolbar from Mahabad died in the Sardasht border area due to falling from the mountain fall. An informed source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that a group of kolbars commuting at the border Highlands of the vi ...

What happened on 31st day of Resistance of the Age?

ANHA - 2018-02-20 10:39
The Turkish occupation army escalated its attacks on Afrin on the 31st day of aggression, using all types of heavy weapons and warplanes. The escalation reached to the center of Afrin and Janders, Mobata, Rajo districts, Atmana village, Kobla village at S ...

His continuous bleeding for 8 days did not affect his will, his insistence on going on with resistance

ANHA - 2018-02-20 08:22
he struggled his severe bleeding for 8 days as bleeding continued to cause kidney dryness, as well as wounds in his arms as a result of continuous crawling on his abdomen, taking from the wild herbs food and from the brook water to drink in the midst of e ...

Jaban al-Kurdi: The First Muslim Kurd

Pirtuk û Wêje - 2018-02-19 12:16
Although Kurds were among the first nations who severely resisted Muslim Arabs invasion to their territory for centuries, and even according to some accounts it was not up to the end of the medieval age that majority of Kurds embraced Islam, however the f ...

PYD Calls on the West to React to Turkish Assaults on Afrin

BAS News - 2018-02-17 23:40
ERBIL — Former Co-chair of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), Salih Muslim, criticised the West for their indifference towards the Turkish assault on Afrin, and continuing their arm supplies to Ankara. “Turkey sheds our blood with the weapo ...

Euphrates Regional Commission: Aggression on Afrin targets the federal project

ANHA - 2018-02-13 12:49
KOBANI – The High Electoral Commission in Euphrates region that the Turkish aggression on Afrin aims to hit the project of Democratic federalism of North Syria and came at a time when preparations are underway for the third stage of the federal elections. ...

Hundreds of Adherents of Yarsanism Condemned the Turkey Attack on Kurds in Afarin

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-02-13 02:01
Following the massive condemnation of the Turkish Army’s attack on the Canton of Afrin by various cultural and civilian figures and institutions in Iran, Hundreds of Adherents of Yarsanism in Iran published an open letter in which they addressed The Unite ...

'Kurdish pigs', How the attacks on Afrin are rooted in sexism and anti-Kurdish racism

The Region - 2018-02-10 18:05
'Kurdish pigs', How the attacks on Afrin are rooted in sexism and anti-Kurdish racism ...

European Parliament resolution of 8 February 2018 on the current human rights situation in Turkey (2018/2527(RSP))

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-02-09 15:31
On Thursday the 8th of February 2018 the European Parliament adopted yet another resolution condemning the current human rights situation in Turkey (2018/2527(RSP)). You can read and download the resolution in pdf below. ...

Statement of VPC/HR Mrs. Federica Mogherini during the debate about Turkey at the European Parliament on the 6th of February.

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-02-08 19:54
On Tuesday the 6th of February 2018 the European Parliament held a debate on the situation of human rights in Turkey and the Turkish war on Afrin, the predominantly Kurdish enclave in the north of Syria. Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the Commissio ...

In the aftermath of Turkey’s on Afrin and silence of the United Nations, the European Union and the international

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2018-02-08 16:37
community Represents: is accompanied by the Genocide of the Kurdish nation. The Kurdistan Human Rights Association has condemned Turkey’s military attacks on western Kurdistan, where have lost their lives tens of people and hundreds were injured, the Unit ...

Thousends of al-Jarnyia and its countryside celeberating the victory of resistance

ANHA - 2018-02-07 15:33
thousands of people gathered in al-Tabqa city and its countryside in al-Jarniya , Saykul and Ja'bar in al- Jarnyia to embark on the march of victory historic victory in the city of resistance and steadfastness Afrin. ...

The Korean Peninsula Crisis (II): From Fire and Fury to Freeze-for-Freeze

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-24 01:35
Brinksmanship on the Korean peninsula threatens a potentially catastrophic military escalation. In this second report of a two-part series, Crisis Group lays out the steps to de-escalate the crisis and buy time for a more durable solution. ...

The Uncertain Fates of Kurdish Citizens Arrested for Protesting Against Sexual Harassment of a Student from Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-01-20 02:01
A number of Kurdish people arrested after participating in the protest against the sexual harassment of a 12-year-old schoolgirl in Orumiyeh are still being detained at Orumiyeh Central Prison. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been notified that ...

Turkey says U.S. 'stabbed us in the back' by aligning with Kurds on Syrian border

Los Angeles Times - 2018-01-19 02:03
In the ever-shifting landscape of the Syrian civil war, the line between allies and enemies is rarely clear. It was further muddied this week when the U.S.-led coalition revealed plans for a 30,000-strong security force to police Syria’s northeast border ...

Twilight of the Kurds

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-18 19:06
Kurdish officials once dreamed of forging their own state out of the ashes of the war against the Islamic State. Now they are fighting for their very survival. ...

The Times: Erdoğan tekrar düşünsün, ABD ile Türkiye karşı karşıya gelecek

Rûpela Nû - 2018-01-17 02:37
The Times: Erdoğan tekrar düşünsün, ABD ile Türkiye karşı karşıya gelecekİngiliz The Times gazetesi, Cumhurbaşkanı Erdoğan'ın Efrin'e yönelik ser açıklamalarına başyazısınında yer verdi. The Times, Erdoğan'ın Suriye'de ateşle oynadığı ve Türk ordusunun A ...

The Shitheel and Those Shithole Countries

E-Kurd - 2018-01-15 09:05
Deyan Ranko Brashich | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Once again, I rise in partial defense of Donald J. Trump, the President of the United States. He is being excoriated for calling an end to the protection of immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African coun ...