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Over 230 Kurds Detained by Iranian Forces in 6 Months

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 ...
Over 230 Kurds Detained by Iranian Forces in 6 Months - 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… ...

Human shields urge KDP to release the detained activist

ANF - 2019-07-08 20:52
Human shields in Bradost demanded the release of a friend of theirs who was detained by KDP forces after joining the action against Turkish invasion. ...

Regime Shelling Kills 12 Civilians in Syria: Monitor

BAS News - 2019-07-08 02:33
ERBIL - Bombardments by the Syrian regime and its Russian allies in Sunday killed a dozen of civilians in northwestern the country, a monitoring group said. Among the casualties were three children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, explainin ...

Yemen: Houthis Commit 18,000 Human Rights Violations in 6 Months | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-07-07 18:36

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 ...

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 ...

Kolbars targeted by Iranian commando units

ANF - 2019-07-04 13:28
Iranian regime forces have killed one kolbar and wounded another in their attacks against a group in the Hewraman region of Eastern Kurdistan. ...

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 ...

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 ...

PDKI's Peshmarga clash with the IRGC in support of Kolbars

Kurdpa - 2019-07-01 20:38
Kurdpa Agency: Kurdistan Peshmerga Force affiliated with the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan were clashed with the Revolutionary Guards forces in the Piranshahr Heights. ...

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 ...

Arrest of eight Kurdish citizens in Salas Babajani

Kurdpa - 2019-07-01 01:24
Kurdpa Agency: Eight Kurdish citizens detained by intelligence forces from Salas babajani, Kermanshah and no information is available on their fate. ...

Arrest of an employee of the Education Department of Salas Babajani

Kurdpa - 2019-07-01 01:24
Kurdpa Agency: An employee of the Education office in Salas Babajani was detained by intelligence forces and transferred to an unknown location. ...

Arrested of the Nojin Association director in Kamyaran branch

Kurdpa - 2019-07-01 01:24
Kurdpa Agency: The Nojin Socio-cultural Association director in Kamyaran branch was arrested by intelligence forces. ...

Turkey says its soldier killed by Assad forces in Syria’s Idlib | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-06-30 23:34

[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 ...

Syria: Over 40 Fighters, Civilians Killed in Clashes, Airstrikes

BAS News - 2019-06-16 00:06
ERBIL - Clashes and air raids on Saturday in northwestern Syria resulted in the killing of over 40 fighters, mostly pro-regime forces, and civilians, a monitoring group said. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least ten civilians, including ...

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 ...