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Scottish actvists protested at the Parliament

Scottish actvists protested at the Parliament

ANF - 2019-04-06 08:15
Edinburgh Kurds and friends marked Ocalan’s birthday, and their support for the Kurdish hunger strikers, with a demo in the icy April showers outside the Scottish Parliament. ...
Scottish actvists protested at the Parliament - ANF

Mothers of hunger strikers organised sit-in in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-26 10:15
The mothers of the hunger strikers held a sit-in in Esenyurt Square in Istanbul after being attacked by police on previous days. ...

Scottish Trades Union shows support for hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-19 15:09
The Scottish Trade Unions Congress demanded an end to the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan and declared support for hunger strikers. ...

Kurdish Author Still Deprived of Medical Treatment at the Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-17 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN):: Ali Baderkhani, the detained Kurdish author who is currently held at the Labour ward at Orumiyeh Central Prison contrary to the principle of Separation of Crimes, is suffering from kidney disease and prison authorit ...

Hunger strikers Koç and Sürgüt refused treatment

ANF - 2019-04-13 19:14
Kurdish hunger strikers Yüksel Koç and Deniz Sürgüt, who were hospitalized earlier today, have refused treatment and continue their protest. ...

HDP Batman MP Uca visited hunger strikers in the Hague

ANF - 2019-04-13 12:28
The two Kurdish hunger strikers in the Hague were visited by HDP Batman MP Feleknas Uca on Friday. ...

Leyla Güven awarded the Ibrahim Ehmed prize

ANF - 2019-04-09 09:46
Leyla Güven's message was conveyed at the ceremony. ...

The case of three Marivani citizens are reviewing at the Sanandaj Appeal Court

Kurdpa - 2019-04-08 14:11
Kurdpa Agency: The case of three Kurdish citizens from the village of "Ney", Marivan were sent to the Sanandaj Appeal Court for reviewing. ...

Men killed at least 22 women and two kids in March

ANF - 2019-04-08 11:09
Men killed at least 22 women and two children in March. Two men, who were with the murdered women, were also killed. ...

Hunger strikers hold demonstration in front of Swedish Parliament

ANF - 2019-04-03 13:50
Hunger strike activists went to the parliament before the session where the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan was to be discussed. ...

Canadian-Kurdish children write to Parliament for Iba

ANF - 2019-04-03 13:01
Kurdish children in Canada wrote a letter to the parliament to promote the purpose of Yusuf Iba, who has been on a hunger strike for 81 days to protest the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Defusing the Crisis at Jerusalem’s Gate of Mercy

International Crisis Group - 2019-04-03 02:25
A standoff looms between Palestinian worshippers and Israel over a shuttered building at Jerusalem’s Holy Esplanade. Israel and Muslim religious authorities should reopen the building to lessen tensions at the sacred sites, where small incidents have blo ...

Parliament Postpones Session on Presidential Law Amendment

BAS News - 2019-04-02 14:35
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament has postponed a session to discuss the amendment of the Presidential Law by 24 hours. The session was previously set for Tuesday, but the parliament speaker announced that it is put off until 15:00 the next day. The bi ...

Trump and Kim Still Want to Talk. The Important Question Is: About What?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-01 20:18
At the time of writing, things appear to look bleak from Pyongyang’s vantage point. Though North Korea is hypothetically involved in negotiations with South Korea and the U.S. at the same time, the talks with the U.S. are the most important at the moment. ...

Ettelaat prevents Hassan Amini's participation at the Zahedan graduation conference

Kurdpa - 2019-03-31 19:42
Kurdpa Agency: Sanandaj Ettelaat Bureau prevented from attending the head of the Imam Bukhari School of this city in graduate Sunni Scholar students seminar in Zahedan. ...

Strong security measures to stop the presence of people at the tomb of the Qazi Muhammad

Kurdpa - 2019-03-30 21:41
Kurdpa Agency: The intelligence forces prevented the presence of people at the tomb of Qazi Muhammad in Mahabad. ...

Time for organization at the Anna Campbell Academy

ANF - 2019-03-30 15:09
"If we want to be victorious, we must admit to ourselves that our struggle today is a struggle for all or nothing. It is a time of courage and choice. It is the time of coordination and organization. It is thetime for action." ...

The websites of the Ministry of Intelligence wanted to dealing with the participants at the Bukan's "Taraqeh" Nowruz ceremony

Kurdpa - 2019-03-24 03:14
Kurdpa Agency: The websites of the Ministry of Intelligence called the participants at the Taraqeh, Bukan Nowruz ceremony "disruptive and sympathetic to Democrat and Komala parties." ...

Hunger strikers in Kassel: Be the voice of the resistance

ANF - 2019-03-20 17:04
A delegation of General Students Committee of the University of Kassel visited the Kurdish hunger strikers in Kassel city of Germany on Wednesday. ...

“YPJ fights at the forefront for Yazidis”

ANF - 2019-03-09 10:09
YPJ Commander Ariyan Qamishlo said ISIS gangs use civilians as human shields in the war and added that they fight at the forefront to save Yazidi women and children. ...

Anwar Khezri’s Letter of Sorrow: From Suicide at the Intelligence Ministry Prison to Death Sentence in a Five-Minute Trial

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-08 02:00
Anwar Khezri, the Kurdish religious prisoner who has been detained for more than 9 years at the Rajayshahr Prison of Karaj, has written an open letter about his attempt to commit suicide when interrogated at the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre i ...