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One-Year Discretionary Punishment for a Kurdish Labour Activist

One-Year Discretionary Punishment for a Kurdish Labour Activist

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-12 02:01
Omid Assadi, a labour activist from Kamyaran who was arrested by security forces earlier this year and later temporarily released on bail, was sentenced to one-year Discretionary Punishment by Branch 1 of the Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj. Kurdistan Hum ...
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A Kurdish Civilian Transferred to Orumiyeh Prison to Endure his Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-01 02:01
Hedayat Salamat, a Kurdish civilian from Islam Abad of Orumiyeh who was sentenced to six months of imprisonment by Branch 102 of the Public Court on charges of disrupting public order in August this year, was transferred to the Orumiyeh Central Prison to ...

Four Detained Kurdish Civilians Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-30 02:00
Four kurdish civilians from Saravabad, who had been detained by IRGC forces, were temporarily released on bail. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that four detained civilians, Hamid Ahmadi, Zanyar Moradi, Ansar Adawi and Fardin Adawi ...

Four Kurdish Labour Activists Transferred to Prison to Serve Their Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-22 02:00
Four labour activists from Kamyaran were transferred to Kamyaran prison to endure their sentence. They had been arrested in April of 2016 on charges of attending the International Labour Day Ceremony but released after a few days on bail. Kurdistan Human ...

A Kurdish Teacher Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-21 02:00
A teacher from Divandareh, Omid Shahmohammadi, who was arrested by the Inteligence bureau of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on 12 November 2018, was temporarily released on bail. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that t ...

Two-year prison sentence for HDP’s Kürkcü over a speech at Newroz

ANF - 2018-12-18 20:01
The Turkish regime continues its political genocide operations against the Kurdish people and those standing behind them. ...

Arabs to be Settled in Kurdish Village in Southern Kirkuk: Document

BAS News - 2018-12-17 23:56
ERBIL - The Iraqi Federal Police has instructed the mayor of disputed Kurdish town of Daquq, in southern Kirkuk province, to prepare a certain village for a number of Arab families brought from other parts of the country, according to a document. A forme ...

PKK threaten Turkey for launching a military operation against the Kurds in northern Syria.

Waar Media - 2018-12-16 19:49
PKK threatened strongly if Turkey launched a military operation against the Kurds in northern Syria. “The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the preparations for a military operation targeting east of the Euphrates,” said the member of PK ...

Kurdistan Ready to Resolve Issues with Iraq for a Brighter Future: Masrour Barzani

BAS News - 2018-12-15 12:14
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has showed Erbil's readiness to resolve its disputes with Baghdad for establishing a brighter future across Iraq. Barzani made the comments during a meeting with the Iraqi P ...

A Labour Activist Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-15 02:03
Zanyar Dabaghian, a labour activist from Sanandaj was temporarily released after 67 days of detention on a bail of 300 million Toman, on Thursday, December 13. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that this activist, who had been transf ...

A Kurdish Woman Sentenced to One Year of Imprisonment

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-13 02:01
Nashmil Ghoytasi from Mahabad was sentenced to one-year of discretionary imprisonment by branch one of Orumiyeh Military Court on charges of acting against national security. She was arrested earlier in April and released on bail a month later. Kurdistan ...

Kurdish Porter Freezes to Death in Border Area

BAS News - 2018-12-12 12:58
ERBIL — Freezing cold temperatures in the mountainous areas on the border between Kurdistan Region and Iranian Kurdistan took the life of a Kurdish porter, according to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. The monitoring group identified the victim as “ ...

The Uncertain Fate of An Environmental Activist After 6 Months of Arrest

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-11 02:00
The fate of a Kurdish Environmental Activist, Kaveh Babamoradi who was arrested on June 20, 2018, is still uncertain. This detained activist is held at the Ministry of Intelligence detention Centre in the city of Sanandaj. Kurdistan Human Rights Network ( ...

Arabization Intensified in Disputed Kurdish Territories: Official

BAS News - 2018-12-09 00:05
ERBIL - A Kurdish resident has been arrested by the Iraqi authorities in the disputed town of Daquq, in southern Kirkuk province, for alleged "acts against the Arabization campaign." According to a statement by the Kurdish people in the village of Yangij ...

Kurd in Iran put on death row as teen has days to live unless more money raised: report

The Kurdish Project - 2018-12-06 09:28
An Iranian Kurdish (Rojhilati) family of a 21-year-old youth on death row for the alleged murder of a classmate is struggling to acquire the sum demanded by the parents of the victim for a pardon, according to a local report. The post Kurd in Iran put on ...

An Environmental Activist Returned to the Sanandaj Correctional Center

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-06 02:01
Sahar Kazemi, an environmental activist temporarily released on bail on Nov 24, 2018 in order to attend the funeral of her father, was returned to Sanandaj Correctional Center after a week. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Saha ...

A Labour Activist Transferred to Saqqez Central Prison to Endure his Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-29 02:02
A labour activist from Saqqez, who was sentenced to 3 months of imprisonment on charges of propaganda against the state last January, was transferred to Saqqez prison to endure his imprisonment. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that ...

Three Detained Activists Released on Bail in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-27 02:01
Voria Khosravi and Sahar Kazemi, two environmental activists who were detained earlier by security forces in Sanandaj, were temporarily released on bail in order to attend the funeral of their parents. Mahvash Amiri, the mother of Sahar Kazemi, was also r ...

A Labour Activist Sentenced to One-year of Imprisonment in Sanandaj

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-22 02:01
Khalil Karimi, a labour activist and member of the Free Trade Union of Iran Labourers, was sentenced to one year in prison by the Branch1 of Revolutionary Court of Sanandaj. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Khalil Karimi was su ...