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The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in May 2019

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 ...
The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in May 2019 - Kurdistan Human Rights Association

Three Kurdish Porters Injured in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-11 13:26
ERBIL — Three Kurdish porters were injured in separate incidents on the border between Iranian Kurdistan and the Kurdistan Region. According to Hangaw Organization for Human Rights, Iranian border guards opened fire at a group of Kurdish porters on Sunda ...

Masrour Barzani’s Message to the New President of Kurdistan Region

BAS News - 2019-06-10 16:34
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council Masrour Barzani congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his inauguration as the new president of Kurdistan Region. Barzani said in an online statement that he hopes the new presidency will serve the nati ...

Nechirvan Barzani Sworn in as the President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — The new President of Kurdistan Region, Nechirvan Barzani, took oath on Monday during a parliamentary session and a massive ceremony in Erbil. “I swear to the God, I will defend the rights, achievements, unity, and the interests of the people of K ...

Barzani Calls on New President of Kurdistan to Work on Disputes with Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-10 13:14
ERBIL — Kurdish charismatic leader and the former president of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, reiterated a call on political forces in Erbil and Baghdad to work together and address the prolonged disputes, namely those pertaining to the contested Kurd ...

Two Kurdish Activists Released on Heavy Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-08 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Two Kurdish detainees known as Farzad Hosseini and Mehdi Ghobadi have been released from the Kamyaran Prison on heavy bail over the past few days. KHRN has been informed that Farzad Hosseini, a member of the Kurdista ...

Sending Threatening SMS to the families members of the Kurdish Opposition in Kamyaran

Kurdpa - 2019-06-07 13:37
Kurdpa Agency: The Ministry of Intelligence's headquarters is sending threatening messages to the families members of the Kurdish opposition. ...

More Kurdish farmlands set on fire in Iraq’s Kirkuk

E-Kurd - 2019-06-06 15:36
KIRKUK,— Farmlands of Kurdish villagers was set on fire again in Zanqar village in Daquq districts in Kirkuk. Over 150 dunmas (37.0658 acres) of crop lands belonging to the Kurdish farmers were torched in Kakayi populated Zanqar village. “The crop land o ...

Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with Sewn Lips

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-04 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Hiwa Mosazadeh, a prisoner from Piranshahr, who had sewn his lips and gone on hunger strike since Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in protest to his transfer from the Open Prisoners’ Section of Naghadeh Prison to the quarantin ...

New Kurdish film ‘Paykari Dil’ premieres in Sulaimani, Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-03 21:50
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The Kurdish ‘Paykari Dil’ (‘Heart Statue’) film premiered Sunday night in Sulaimani city in Iraqi Kurdistan. Its actors and actresses walked the red carpet before the movie was premiered and hundreds of filmmakers, ac ...

Inflation in May rose by 18.71% compared with May last year

ANF - 2019-06-03 15:19
The Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced the consumer and producer inflation figures for May 2019. ...

Iraq’s oil exports up over 6 percent in May

Waar Media - 2019-06-02 16:17
WAAR_DUHOK Iraq exported nearly 110.74 million barrels of crude oil in May, up from 103.98 million in April, marking an increase of 6.48 percent, the country’s oil ministry announced Saturday. In a statement published on its official website, the ministr ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Released from Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-31 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kourosh (Salar) Pirzadegan, a Kurdish political prisoner, was released from prison following the acceptance of his request for conditional release. He was in prison since the autumn of 2017. Kourosh Pirzadegan is from ...

PM May Sends Congratulations to New President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-29 20:47
ERBIL — UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday congratulated Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the President of Kurdistan Region. The message was published on PM’s official twitter account, saying that the UK is looking forward to strengthening re ...

Turkish army bombed Sheladize in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-05-29 14:18
The Turkish state continues its genocidal attacks against the Kurdish people and their lands in various parts of Kurdistan. ...

Police Commander Killed in Iranian Kurdish Town

BAS News - 2019-05-27 16:04
ERBIL — A group of armed men attacked the vehicle carrying the commander of police directorate in Sha Abad town of Kermanshah province in western Iran overnight on Sunday. According to local reports, Kourosh Haji Moradi was initially injured and he later ...

Iraqi Forces Foil “Huge” Terrorist Attack in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-05-27 11:38
ERBIL — Iraqi security forces have foiled a car bomb attack in Baghdad which they said could have been a “huge” terrorist attack. According to multiple media reports, the Islamic State (IS) jihadists had planned a car bomb attack in the capital city with ...

Three Kurdish civil rights activists arrested in Sanandaj

Kurdpa - 2019-05-25 10:10
Kurdpa Agency: Three Kurdish civil rights activists from Sanandaj and a member of the Nozhin Socio-cultural Union were arrested by intelligence. ...

IS Threatens to Set Fire to Kurdish Farms in Makhmour: Residents

BAS News - 2019-05-12 13:35
ERBIL — Locals from Makhmour district and its surrounding villages gathered on Sunday at the parliament of Kurdistan Region to call for protection against the increasing security risks in their areas posed by the Islamic State (IS). Makhmour is a small t ...

An Open Letter from Kurdish Human Rights Defenders to Amnesty International

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-10 02:01
Kurdish human rights defenders from East Kurdistan / Iran have written a letter to Kumi Naidoo, Secretary-General of Amnesty International. In this letter they express their concern about the violent and degrading treatment of Kurdish and non-Kurdish acti ...

A Kurdish Prisoner Released after Serving Five Years in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-07 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Ali Yeganeh, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released after serving four years and nine months in prison. KHRN has been informed that, this Kurdish civilian from Khoy was arr ...