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Sardasht Osman Remembered on the Ninth Anniversary of his Murder

Sardasht Osman Remembered on the Ninth Anniversary of his Murder

Kurdistantribune - 2019-05-20 15:11
By Ismael Aziz: Journalists and human rights activists have been remembering Sardasht Osman, who was murdered nine years ago this month. On 5 May, the 23-year-old Kurdish freelance journalist and anti-corruption campaigner was commemorated across the Kurd ...
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Diyarbakir was hosted a seminar on the 30th anniversary of Dr Ghassemlou's assassination

Kurdpa - 2019-06-13 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: A seminar on the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou, the charismatic leader of the Kurds nation, was held in the city of Diyarbakir, Kurdistan, Turkey. ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in May 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-06-05 01:01
This report on the situation of human rights in May 2019, in the east of Kurdistan is that the working population, human rights, Kurdistan, according to multiple reports, the human rights organization round is collected. It is noted that this report due t ...

Abductions and murders on the rise in Afrin

ANF - 2019-05-27 14:56
Abductions for ransom and murders against civilians are on the rise in Turkish state occupied Afrin. The gangs tortured and killed a civilian in Afrin and several civilians were abducted in May.Policies to change the demographic makeup are still in place. ...

Parliament to Elect Kurdistan President on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-05-26 11:06
ERBIL — The Parliament of Kurdistan Region is set to convene on Tuesday this week and vote on the next president of Kurdistan Region. According to an official document, a copy of which is shared with BasNews, parliament presidency has called on the lawma ...

A visit to the civil council of Al Siwar town

SDF Press - 2019-05-21 02:08
Deir Zour – the civil council of Al Siwar town of Deir Zour, which was opened in early 2018, continues to provide its services to the people of the town, without neglecting the restoration of roads, repairing sanitation networks, providing drinking water ...

Commemoration ceremonies and the lighting of candles on the day of martyrs

SDF Press - 2019-05-19 02:55
Tabqa-The Council of Martyrs’ Families organized today on May 18, Martyrs’ Day, commemorate ceremonies and light candles on the martyrs’ shrines, promising to continue their struggle and follow their footstep until achieving their goals in building free s ...

Breaking news: A roadside bomb explodes on the Amadiyah-Duhok road

Waar Media - 2019-05-16 13:30
WAAR_DUHOK A roadside bomb exploded on Thursday on the Duhok-Amadiya road with a special bus for Turkish troops. The explosion, which hit the private bus of the Turkish forces, wounded four elements. A security source confirmed that the Turkish forces co ...

Turkish soldiers pose for photos with feet on bodies of guerillas

ANF - 2019-05-16 12:40
Turkish soldiers continue their inhumane practices. The soldiers were discovered to have posed for photos with their feet on the bodies of guerrillas martyred in Dersim. ...

Member of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party Rearrested

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-16 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Pouria Ahmadi, the head of the Kurdistan branch of the National Unity Party and a member of the Central Council of Sanandaj, was arrested when presenting himself at the Sanandaj Intelligence Office following a summon ...

The mine survivor supporting his family from his home

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-15 19:39
When northern Aleppo was liberated from Daesh, Issa Al- Issa was finally free to return home. But he was not free of Daesh’s brutal legacy. A mine blast near his home meant he lost both his arms. Article The mine survivor supporting his family from his h ...

Kurds rally in front of CoE: Don't be a party to this crime

ANF - 2019-05-15 17:04
On the 150th day of the Kurdish hunger strike in Strasbourg, a rally against the silence of the European institutions took place in front of the Council of Europe. ...

No News about the Fate of Kurdish Teacher and Religious Activist

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-14 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): There is still no news about the fate of Yaser Amini Azar, the mathematics teacher and religious activists, who was arrested four days ago despite the repeated enquiries of his family about his whereabouts. This teac ...

Masoud Barzani and Nechirvan Barzani Congratulate Yazidis on Anniversary of Establishing Lalish

Waar Media - 2019-05-12 17:34
WAAR_DUHOK president of Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani and KUrdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani congratulated Yezidis on the anniversary of the establishment of Lalish center. “On the 26th anniversary of Lalish center establishment, I congratulate ...

Barzani Honors Anniversary of Leyla Qasim Martyrdom

BAS News - 2019-05-12 14:20
ERBIL — Kurdish political leader and former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, released an official statement on Sunday to mark the 45th anniversary of the martyrdom of Leyla Qasim. The young Kurdish woman was a political activist during 1970 ...

Barzani Congratulates Yezidis on Anniversary of Lalish

BAS News - 2019-05-12 10:48
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former president of Kurdistan Region congratulated Yezidis on the anniversary of the establishment of Lalish center. “On the 26th anniversary of Lalish center establishment, I congratulate members of Lalish center, an ...

Dersim Genocide remembered on 81st anniversary

ANF - 2019-05-05 09:08
4 May marked the 81st anniversary of the beginning of the Dersim Genocide. The Turkish government massacred thousands of people, those who survived were banished, Dersim was depopulated. ...

Bobby Sands died on hunger strike on 5 May 1981

ANF - 2019-05-05 09:08
On 5 May 1981 IRA Volunteer, Hunger Striker and Fermanagh South/Tyrone MP Bobby Sands died in the H-Block prison hospital at Long Kesh. ...

Celebrating the second anniversary of the liberation of Tabqa City

SDF Press - 2019-05-02 00:55
Tabqa – The civil administration of the city of Tabqa in cooperation with Syrian Democratic forces in the city organized today a celebration to commemorate the second anniversary of the liberation of Tabqa City from, which was known as the Terrorist ISIS, ...

The second anniversary of the liberation Tabqa city

SDF Press - 2019-05-01 20:10
Tabqa-the people of Tabqa city remembered the anniversary of the liberation of their city from the terrorist organization ISIS on May 1, 2017, they remembered the greatness of the martyrs who poured the soil of the homeland with their pure blood and paint ...

Tabqa city regains its luster on the second anniversary of its liberation

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Tabqa – Two years after the liberation of the city of Tabqa by the Syrian democratic force on 1 May 2017 from the ISIS terrorists. The city is living an unprecedented stability for years, due to the effort made by the Syrian democratic forces that liberat ...