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Commemorating the anniversary of the 2005 April Intifada in Ahwaz

Roji Kurd - 2018-04-17 05:05
Written by: Hossein Bouazar Ahwazi Arab People Have Had Enough of being Oppressed by the Iranian Government On a regular basis, Ahwazi Arabs are being arrested, imprisoned, tortured and executed by The Ministry of Intelligence of the Islamic Republic of ...

Rudaw: Kurdistan holds emotional ceremonies for the Anfal genocide

Justice for Kurds - 2018-04-15 01:04
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Kurds are remembering the Anfal campaign on its 30th anniversary when 182,000 people were massacred by the former Baathist regime in the 1980s. In Erbil on Saturday, an 182,000-bead rosary was displayed at City Park in front of t ...

32th anniversary of The Anfal genocide in South Kurdistan

Roji Kurd - 2018-04-15 00:03
The Kurds who have been divided between Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria were and are the main victims of Genocide all around the world. What are you hearing now is a very short part of the Genocide of the Kurds, a nation without land, without a government, w ...

UK Remembers Anfal Genocide Against Kurds

BAS News - 2018-04-14 13:22
ERBIL - British Consul General to the Kurdistan Region has remembered the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein’s “brutal” Anfal against Kurds, reiterating his country’s support for victims. "On the 30th anniversary of the Anfal, Saddam Hussein's brutal cam ...

Kurdish Teacher Creates Longest Rosary to Mark Anfal Anniversary

BAS News - 2018-04-14 11:57
ERBIL - A Kurdish teacher introduced on Saturday his 800-meter rosary creation to mark the Anfal genocide conducted against Kurds, and broke the world record of the longest prayer beeds. Hunar Sharafani, from Duhok province told Kurdistan 24 that he had ...

30th Anniversary of Anfal Massacre Against Kurds

BAS News - 2018-04-14 10:11
Brutality is always awful but it is worse when a government does it towards its own people, and this is waht the Iraqi Baathist did to Kurds at the time of Saddam Hussein's rule. Anfal genocide operation was one of its most barbaric operations against th ...

36th FIFF Opens to Screen Films from Across World

BAS News - 2018-03-24 13:36
On 120th anniversary of the Iranian Cinema, the 36th Fajr International Film Festival opens to screen films from across the world. Given the timing of the fajr festival, the poster of the 36th FIFF is unveiled to be an old photo of a relevant theme. Ali ...

KCK: Afrin should not become a new Halabja

Waar Media - 2018-03-16 22:49
WAAR-DUHOK: KCK released a statement on the anniversary of the attacks of the Iraqi Baath regime on Halabja on March 16, 1988 and said”If you do not want to become an accomplice of a new Halabja massacre, you must take action now.” Kurdistan Communities ...

KRG calls on Iraq to compensate Halabja victems

Waar Media - 2018-03-16 17:37
WAAR-DUHOK: Marking the 30th anniversary of the Halabja Massacre, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Friday called on the Iraqi federal government to compensate the families of victims. People of the Kurdistan Region commemorated the anniversary ...

Three Decades After Halabja Chemical Attack, What Happened Then?

BAS News - 2018-03-16 14:10
ERBIL — Kurdish people commemorated the 30th anniversary of the tragic event of Halabja chemical attack, and honoured the victims of the genocide. Thirty years ago, the former Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein committed one of modern history's most horrific ...

Architect of The Kurdistan Museum

Kurdistan24 - 2018-03-16 14:07
Daniel Libeskind speaks to Kurdistan 24 following a conference in Washington, DC marking the 30th anniversary of the Halabja genocide, March 12, 2018. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

Iraq’s Kurds observe 30th anniversary of deadly gas attack

Seattle Times - 2018-03-16 12:55
IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s Kurdish region has commemorated the 30th anniversary of Saddam Hussein’s 1988 gas attack in the northeastern Kurdish town of Halabja that killed 5,000 people. Kurdish officials delivered speeches to a crowd of hundreds gathered ...

Barzani: Iraqi State Responsible for Massacre of Halabja

BAS News - 2018-03-16 11:56
ERBIL — Remembering the victims of Halabja Chemical attack on its 30th anniversary, Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani said the Iraqi state is responsible for the massacre of Kurds in Halabja. “Today we commemorate the Halabja massacre at a time when the suff ...

KRG Calls on Baghdad to Compensate Halabja Victims

BAS News - 2018-03-16 11:56
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) issued a statement on Friday to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Halabja chemical attack, calling the Iraqi government to compensate thousands of victims in the city. The statement remembers that Halabja ...

Washington conference commemorates 30th anniversary of Halabja genocide

Justice for Kurds - 2018-03-15 00:57
On March 13, 2018, hundreds of policy makers, scholars and fellows from American and international think tanks, opinion leaders, artists and cultural figures, members of the press and activists gathered, under the auspices of the Kurdistan Regional Govern ...

Women of world must unite with resistance of Afrin ‘s women

ANHA - 2018-03-08 13:34
The Co- Presidency of the Executive Body of North Syria Federation congratulated International Women's Day on the world's women and called in a statement issued on the occasion of the March 8 anniversary to all women free to unite with the women of Afrin ...

KRG on 1991 Uprising Anniversary: Will of Kurds Can’t Be Undermined

BAS News - 2018-03-04 21:47
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) released a statement on Sunday to mark the 27th anniversary of the major Kurdish uprising in 1991, saying it had proven to everyone that there is no power able to undermine the will and rights of Kurds. It ...

Teachers Union in Tirbê Sipiyê recalls World Mother Language Day

ANHA - 2018-02-21 13:13
QAMIŞLO- The Teachers Union in Tirbê Sipiyê district recalled the World Mother Language Day, which coincides with the anniversary of February 21, during a statement today congratulated all teachers. On the occasion of the anniversary of the World Mother L ...

Afrin people are heading towards Janders

ANHA - 2018-02-15 11:42
Thousands of residents of Afrin and its villages set out for the center of Janders area, in protest of the 19th anniversary of the international conspiracy against the Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocelan under the slogan "With the victory of the resistance of ...

resistance of Afrin is all Syrian people’s resistance

ANHA - 2018-02-13 15:51
On the 19th anniversary of the international conspiracy, the reality of the Kurdish people and the fact that leader Apo's approach is being embodied today revolves around the resistance of Afrin. 19 years ago, the Kurdish people in the person of leader Ap ...

Extending the Korean Winter Olympics Detente

International Crisis Group - 2018-02-10 20:59
The 2018 Winter Olympic Games, together with the 70th anniversary of both North and South Korea, represents an opportunity for diplomacy to help reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula. ...

Farhad Derik: Attacks on Afrin Continuity of plot which targeted Ocelan

ANHA - 2018-02-10 14:55
A member of the Executive Committee of the Democratic Society Movement Farhad Derik said that the Turkish state attack on Afrin city is a continuation of the conspiracy plot against the Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocelan, whose anniversary coincides with Febr ...

The 9/11 anniversary: Trump’s new tone on terrorism

Kurdistan24 - 2018-02-09 00:16
Chief of Chaplains of the U.S. Air Force, Maj. Gen. Dondi E. Costin, gives the invocation during the 9/11 Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 2017. (Photo: Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith/DOD) ...

KCK: Jazeer people will not forget Muhamad Tunc, his comrades

ANHA - 2018-02-06 21:35
The co-chair of the Executive Council of the Kurdistan Communities Union released a statement in coincidence with the second anniversary of the martyrdom of Jazeer strugglers in Bakur Kurdistan Muhamad Tunc and his comrades. ...

The Korean Peninsula Crisis: Beyond Fire and Fury

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-24 01:35
Two Crisis Group reports detail how a nightmarish war on the Korean peninsula is closer than ever in recent history, and how the Winter Olympics and North Korea’s need to show economic progress in its 70th anniversary year offer opportunities for diploma ...

Stemming Tunisia’s Authoritarian Drift

International Crisis Group - 2018-01-12 00:10
The seventh anniversary of the 14 January 2011 Tunisian uprising is overshadowed by dangers of political polarisation and an illusory nostalgia for strong, centralised government. To save the sole successful Arab transition, the governing coalition shoul ...

4 fighters commemorated on 3rd anniversary of their martyrdom

ANHA - 2018-01-11 14:39
AFRIN- Hundreds of residents of Afrin canton have commemorated the third anniversary of the martyrdom of 4 fighters from the People’s Protection Units YPG at the Martyr Rafik Shrine in Matina village. The four strugglers are Ezzat Kour Abdo, and Hanan Moh ...

Mass march launched in Paris

ANHA - 2018-01-06 15:49
A mass march has been launched in the French capital Paris, in which thousands of Kurds participated, in conjunction with the anniversary of the martyrdom of the strugglers Sakina Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leila Shaylemez. ...

Commemorating the Third Anniversary of the Genocide Against the Yazidis

Nadia Murad - 2017-12-29 18:44
Today, 3 August 2017, marks the third anniversary of the genocide against the Yazidi. In the summer of 2014, the so-called Islamic State (IS or ISIS) launched a systematic campaign of mass atrocities against civilians in northern Iraq. By 3 August that ca ...

KCK on Roboski’s anniversary: Erdogan ordered to commit massacre

ANHA - 2017-12-28 14:07
Kurdistan Communities Union commemorated the victims of the Roboski massacre on its 6th anniversary, and said that the orders of execution of the massacre were issued by Erdogan, noting that the government of Justice and Development committed daily massac ...

On 21st anniversary, Eyşe Şan and her lyrical revolution

ANHA - 2017-12-18 13:18
By her unique voice, she revived the contemporary Kurdish music, song, and art. She showed the Kurdish song to the audience amid circumstances when speaking Kurdish was prohibited, in addition to the mentality of the society that considers women's singing ...

On Human Rights Day (KNK statement)

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2017-12-12 02:38
10th December is Human Rights Day which is celebrated internationally. Today we are celebrating its seventieth anniversary. It was sixty-nine years ago, on 10 December 1948, when the world was just emerging from the aftermath of the Second World War whose ...

Barzani Hails Kurdistan Women Union on 65th Anniversary

BAS News - 2017-12-11 23:59
ERBIL — Kurdistan leader Masoud Barzani on Monday praised the role of Kurdish women during decades of national struggle, hoping that they continue standing by the cause and supporting the Peshmerga forces. Barzani made the remarks in a statement to mark ...

Tirbê Sipî’s components commemorate PKK founding

ANHA - 2017-11-29 13:31
QAMISLO– On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the founding of PKK, dozens of people from Tirbê Sipî attended with its components a celebration organized by Democratic Society Movement. And with the presence of dozens of people from various component ...

PKK became resistance and protection identification”

ANHA - 2017-11-28 11:35
Free Women's Units - Star of the 40th anniversary of the PKK founding, said that the party is fighting and resisting Ocalan's thought and make history, and that he has proved the defeat of the oppressive and occupying forces, during a statement. ...

KKP congratulated PKK on its constitution’s anniversary

ANHA - 2017-11-27 15:38
NEWS DESK- The Communist Kurdish Party (KKP) has congratulated Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) on its 40th anniversary by a telegram saying “PKK has struggled and still struggling for the sake of the Kurdish national and social liberation and for the sake o ...

Karayılan: Afrin attacked, battles would not restrict to it

ANHA - 2017-11-27 12:05
The People Defense Forces (Guerilla) celebrated the 40th anniversary of Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) constitution during solemn ceremonies in the Lawful Defense areas of Media. During the ceremonies, the member of the Executive Committee in the party Morad ...

“Imrali regime’s toppled, violence against women eliminated”

ANHA - 2017-11-05 13:17
QAMISHLO -In the event of the 25th anniversary of the “International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Kongra Star organized a series of events starting on November 5 and continuing until the 25th of November under the motto “Imrali regim ...
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