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A Kurdish Woman Sentenced to One Year of Imprisonment

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 ...
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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 ...

US National Security Advisor to Visit Turkey for Discussions on Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-29 14:21
ERBIL — US National Security Advisor John Bolton revealed on Friday that he will visit Turkey and Israel in January to discuss Syria as the US troops are leaving the country. The security situation and next phase of the war on terror will be on top of Bo ...

A Kurdish Civilian Transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison to Endure his Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-28 02:01
Saber Naderi, a Kurdish civilian from Ghorveh who had been sentenced to four years in prison by Sanandaj Court of Appeal last year, was arrested and transferred to Sanandaj Central Prison to serve his sentence. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has be ...

A Kurdish Civilian Transferred to Orumiyeh Central Prison to Serve his Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-20 02:00
Matin Khaledi, a Kurdish civilian and a resident of Orumiyeh, was transferred to Orumiyeh Central Prison to serve his one-year imprisonment on December 16, 2018. He had been arrested during the protests last year and later released on bail. Kurdistan Huma ...

Kurdish Woman Wins $7.8 Million Lottery Prize

BAS News - 2018-12-19 09:27
ERBIL — A Kurdish woman living in Canada on Saturday won $7.8 million after randomly buying a lottery ticket in the city of Kitchener. Nabi Kurdistan, together with her husband and six children, are living in Canada for 18 years, and they have recently o ...

Turkey’s Erdogan vows to ‘remove’ Syrian Kurdish militia east of Euphrates

E-Kurd - 2018-12-18 00:51
ANKARA,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday vowed Turkey would remove a Kurdish militia viewed as terrorists by Ankara from Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria) if the US failed to ensure fighters leave the east of the Euphrates. The threat co ...

Kurdish mayor sentenced to nine years in prison

ANF - 2018-12-17 13:27
Mustafa Bayram, the co-mayor of the northern Kurdistan town of Halfeti, has been sentenced to nine years and four months imprisonment for terrorist charges. ...

A Kolbar Died Due To Avalanches Fall At The Border Areas Of Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-16 02:02
On Friday morning, the body of a Kolbar who had lost his life due to Avalanche fall at the border areas of Orumiyeh, was found by the local people. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the body of the Kurdish Kolbar, who had gone m ...

Kurdish woman hopes to win Iran next international beauty pagean

Rûdaw - 2018-12-15 00:05

Office of families of martyrs offered condolences to the families of three martyrs

SDF Press - 2018-12-13 13:37
Raqqa – Office of the Families of Martyrs in SDF offered condolences to the families of three martyrs who were martyred a few days ago during their participation in the battle to defeat terrorism in Deir Ezzor countryside. The members of the local council ...

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 “ ...

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 ...

Turkish Court Sentences Two Kurdish Former MPs to 18 Months Imprisonment Each

BAS News - 2018-12-11 12:16
ERBIL — A Turkish court in Sirnak has sentenced two Kurdish former lawmakers to 18 months each for alleged violations in 2015. Osman Baydemir and Leyla Birlik from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) were given the sentences over their participation in 2 ...

Is Kurdish cinema ready to break through boundaries?

The Kurdish Project - 2018-11-24 11:30
Alan talked with Rudaw about the film and the challenges of being a woman in the Kurdish film industry, one where she is not ready to break through boundaries. The post Is Kurdish cinema ready to break through boundaries? appeared first on The Kurdish Pr ...

Kurdish woman accused of murder hanged by Iran

The Kurdish Project - 2018-11-24 02:09
Eliasi was arrested and sentenced to death five years ago by Iran’s Judiciary for her alleged involvement in the murder of Kaveh Gholam Veisi, reportedly during an altercation over personal matters. The post Kurdish woman accused of murder hanged by Iran ...

Iran: Kurdish Woman Hanged at Sanandaj Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-14 02:02
A woman prisoner was executed on a murder charge at Sanandaj prison on Tuesday, November 13. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Sharareh Elyasi, married from the village of Bessaran, was arrested and sentenced to Qisas about ...

Kurdish Woman Executed in Iran

BAS News - 2018-11-13 08:36
ERBIL — Authorities in Iran hanged a Kurdish woman to death on Tuesday, According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights. Sharare Elyasi, 33, was found guilty for murder of her husband. She was arrested in 2013. Judicial authorities in Iran carried out ...