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Iranian Forces Kill Two Kurdish Porters, Injure One

Iranian Forces Kill Two Kurdish Porters, Injure One

BAS News - 2019-07-04 13:30
ERBIL — Two Kurdish porters were killed and another was wounded after the Iranian border guards opened fire at groups of people in two separate incidents. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said the first shooting took place overnight on Wednesday near ...
Iranian Forces Kill Two Kurdish Porters, Injure One - BAS News

A Kolbar Killed and Three Other Wounded by Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-12 02:00
“Mansour Gerje”, a Kolbar from Sardasht, was killed by direct shooting of Iranian border guards in the border area of Sardasht while two other kolbars “ Gharib Azizadeh and Saman (Family name… ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars were injured at the Kelashin's border in Oshnavieh

Kurdpa - 2019-07-10 18:15
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish Kolbars were wounded by direct firing of the Revolutionary Guards at the Kelashin's border in Oshnavieh. ...

Continuous Deployment of Military Forces to Several Kurdish Cities

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-09 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Islamic Republic of Iran Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) has turned the Kurdish cities such as “Kosalan” and “Shaho” in the Saravabad, Paweh and Kamyaran into a military… ...

Over 230 Kurds Detained by Iranian Forces in 6 Months

BAS News - 2019-07-06 15:30
ERBIL — Iranian security forces arrested 231 Kurds during the first half of 2019, a monitoring group said. According to Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, 180 people from the detainees were accused of political activities. Twenty-seven others were arr ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars were killed and wounded at the border of Hawraman

Kurdpa - 2019-07-05 11:48
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish Kolbars were killed and wounded in one of the border's villages of Nowdeshah by direct firing of government troops. ...

Two Hackers Arrested in Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2019-07-05 00:59
ERBIL — Police forces arrested two men who were responsible for hacking dozens of facebook accounts, police said on Thursday. Sarkwat Ahmed, a spokesperson for Sulaymaniyah Police, told BasNews that they had received multiple complaints about a systemati ...

39 Iranian Kurdish cross-border porters died in first half of 2019

E-Kurd - 2019-07-04 17:18
SNA, Iranian Kurdistan,— At least 39 Kurdish cross-border porters (Kolbars) died in Iranian Kurdistan in the first half of 2019, Hengaw Organization for Human Rights said on Thursday. The organization, which closely monitors developments in Iranian Kurdi ...

Three Iranian Soldiers Killed in Clash with “Kurdish Oppositions”

BAS News - 2019-07-03 15:40
ERBIL — Three Iranian soldiers were killed on Tuesday in an armed confrontation with an alleged Kurdish opposition group in the border areas of Western Azarbaijan province, northwest of Iran. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said the confrontation to ...

Two human shield activists taken into custody in Bashur

ANF - 2019-07-03 14:09
South Kurdistan security forces arrested two young persons who participated in the "Human Shield" action against the occupation attempts of the Turkish state. ...

Iran Sentences 64 Kurds to Death, Prison in 6 months

BAS News - 2019-07-03 14:09
ERBIL — A total of 64 Kurds were given death penalties or imprisonment sentences during the first half of 2019. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said on Wednesday that one Kurdish activist was issued a death penalty by Iranian judicial authorities, w ...

Iran’s Guards kill two Kurdish PJAK fighters in Iranian Kurdistan: Fars

E-Kurd - 2019-07-03 11:51
TEHRAN,— Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards killed two members of an “anti-revolutionary terrorist” group in a security operation in Iranian Kurdistan (Rojhelat) in the northwest of the country, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Tuesday. Fars ...

Iran's Guards kill two militants in northwestern region: Fars

Yahoo - 2019-07-02 18:59

Iran: 11 Kurdish Porters Killed or Injured in June

BAS News - 2019-07-01 14:13
ERBIL — At least 11 Kurdish porters (better known as Kolber in Kurdish) were killed or injured on the borders between Iran and Kurdistan Region during the month of June, a monitoring group said. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights released a monthly rep ...

PKK Sends Death Threat to Kurdish Journalist in Moscow

BAS News - 2019-07-01 11:21
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has threatened to kill a Kurdish journalist living in Russian capital. Hazhar Shamil wrote on his Facebook on Monday that he has received death threats from the PKK. “PKK threatens to kill me… I have to clan [to sup ...

[PICTURES]: Kurdish Porter Hospitalized after Being Tortured by Iranian Border Guards

BAS News - 2019-06-29 13:46
ERBIL — Iranian security forces on the border with Kurdistan Region severely tortured a Kurdish porter that sent him later to the hospital. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights said “Sarhad Rahpeykar” was arrested on the border last Thursday in Kurdistan ...

Three Kurdish Porters Killed, Injured in Iran

BAS News - 2019-06-14 20:04
ERBIL - Iranian border guards have killed and wounded three Kurdish porters in the past few days, a monitoring group said on Friday. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights revealed that the Iranian forces shot a Kurdish porter, better known as Kolbers, in ...

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 ...