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Kurdish MPs in Iran call on the UN to act against Turkey’s crimes

Kurdish MPs in Iran call on the UN to act against Turkey’s crimes

ANF - 2018-12-30 13:09
The Kurdish MPs condemned Turkey's against the Kurds with a green light from the Western and Eastern superpowers and called on the UN and human rights advocates to stop these crimes and the Turkish occupation of northern Syria. ...
Kurdish MPs in Iran call on the UN to act against Turkey’s crimes - ANF

Human rights organisations call on everyone to act for Güven

ANF - 2019-01-24 17:33
Human rights organisations met in Amed and called on everyone to act before irreversible consequences are reached. ...

Afrin people in Shehba protest Turkish occupation of their land

ANF - 2019-01-20 13:26
Protests against the occupation of Afrin by the Turkish military and allied jihadists, are spreading. ...

A Kurdish Artist in Saqqez Summoned by the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-09 02:00
Ali Abedi, a well-known artist, was summoned by the ministry of intelligence in Saqqez and interrogated for several hours on January 6, 2019. A reliable source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that this artist and songwriter was telephone summon ...

Boeing stuck in Iran creates headaches for Norwegian airline

Rûdaw - 2019-01-04 19:27
The aircraft has been stuck in Iran with engine trouble since Dec 14 ...

Two Kolbars Injured at the Borders of Orumiyeh and Baneh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-02 02:01
During the past week, two Kolbars were have been injured by direct shooting of Iranian frontier forces at the borders of Baneh and Orumiyeh. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Iranian border guards of Mergor in Orumiyeh have targ ...

Strasbourg strikers: 2019 will be the year for Ocalan’s freedom

ANF - 2018-12-31 16:37
“We call on our people to raise the resistance and struggle with the motto “Remove the isolation, defeat fascism and liberate Kurdistan. 2019 will be the year for Leader Apo’s freedom and Kurdistan’s liberation,” said the hunger strikers in Strasbourg. ...

YPG Calls on Damascus to Stand Against the “Turkish Invasion”

BAS News - 2018-12-28 14:14
ERBIL — Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) called on the Syrian regime to stand against a possible Turkish military incursion into the Kurdish areas in the north of Syria. The call came after the YPG announced that its forces withdrew from Ma ...

Syrian army responds to YPG’s call

ANF - 2018-12-28 11:51
The Syrian army has responded to the YPG’s call on the Syrian government against the Turkish state’s threats of invasion, and announced that the army has entered Manbij. ...

YPG calls on Syrian government to stand against Turkish invasion

ANF - 2018-12-28 11:51
YPG announced that their forces will be focusing on the fight against ISIS on all the fronts in the east of the Euphrates. ...

Opinion leaders from Derik call on the UN to act

ANF - 2018-12-27 13:06
Opinion leaders from Derik called on the UN and human rights organizations to fulfill their humanitarian duty against the Turkish threats against the Northern and Eastern Syrian territories, which have embraced thousands of migrants from Syria and Iraq. ...

Heavy snows break road link between Kurdish villages in Turkey

Rûdaw - 2018-12-26 18:49
Heavy snowfalls have blocked the road to nearly 400 villages in the Kurdish areas of Turkey. ...

ISIS claims deadly bombing in Iraq

CNN - 2018-12-26 06:01
Three people were killed and 13 others wounded when a car bomb exploded in an outdoor market in the city of Tal Afar in northwestern Iraq on Tuesday, according to the Iraqi military. ISIS claimed responsibility for the blast. ...

Gabriel: the American decision of withdrawal affected on the war against ISIS

SDF Press - 2018-12-24 20:00
The spokesman of SDF (Kino Gabriel) made sure that the decision, related to the American forces’ withdrawal from the Syrian zone, has affected directly on the military actions against ISIS which its attacks have been increased in last days Kino congratula ...

Turkey deploys troops near Kurdish stronghold in Syria

The New Mail - 2018-12-24 06:16
Turkey deployed hundreds of troops near a Kurdish stronghold in Syria Sunday, in the wake of the United States announcing plans to withdraw from the country. A Turkish military column… The post Turkey deploys troops near Kurdish stronghold in Syria appea ...

Yûsif: Turkey wants to expand the life of the Syrian crisis

ANF - 2018-12-14 11:58
Foza Yûsif, co-chair of the Executive Council of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, remarked that forces such as Turkey, Iran and Syria are not in favour of a democratic solution and insist on carrying out massacres. ...

Iran Executes Another Kurd on Human Rights Day

BAS News - 2018-12-10 13:37
ERBIL — Iranian judicial authorities executed another Kurdish citizen on Monday (10th December), the day marked internationally as the Human Rights Day. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights identified the man as “Younis Azizi” from Naqadeh. He was hanged ...

UNAMI Establishes Nineveh Human Rights and Justice Network

BAS News - 2018-12-08 14:51
MOSUL, (UNAMI) — The Human Rights Office (HRO) of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) held a one-day roundtable with lawyers and civil society activists from Ninewa on 5 December 2018 to discuss the criminal justice system in Ninewa si ...

One Kolbar Killed and Another One Wounded at the Border Areas of Oshnavieh and Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-07 02:00
One Kolbar has been killed and another one injured in the border areas of Oshnavieh (Shno in Kurdish) and Orumiyeh by direct shooting of the Iranian border guards yesterday. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the border guards of ...

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 ...