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Four Members of a family Murdered in Divandarreh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-20 02:00
A local member of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) of Divandarreh attacked his ex-wife’s family and killed four of them with a military gun. An informed source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) that at, 6:20 pm today, on Wednesday, A ...

Two Environment Activists Temporarily Released on Bail

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-20 02:00
On Tuesday, two activists from Bukan, who were arrested last March during the protest Against Turkish Attack on Kurds in Afarin, were temporarily released. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Tuesday, April 18, two activist ...

Iraqi Officers Confiscate IS Suspects’ Homes: HRW

BAS News - 2018-04-19 22:57
ERBIL — Officers from the Iraqi forces have reportedly confiscated the houses of suspected Islamic State (IS) militants in the northern city of Mosul and surroundings, said the Human Rights Watch. “Iraqi security officers are denying immediate relatives ...

IS Kills 18 Syrian Government Forces: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-04-19 01:08
ERBIL — Islamic State (IS) militants carried out on Wednesday a surprise attack near the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ez-Zoor, killing at least 18 pro-government fighters, according to a monitoring group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) sai ...

Female IDPs Face Sexual Abuse in Iraqi Camps: Amnesty

BAS News - 2018-04-17 13:31
ERBIL - Women in Iraq's IDP camps who have alleged links with the Islamic State (IS) have been facing sexual abuse by armed men, despite being prevented from returning to their homes, said a human rights monitor said. "Desperate and isolated, the women a ...

Kurdish Senior Citizens Detained in Iran for Son's Political Activities

BAS News - 2018-04-16 22:27
ERBIL - Iranian security forces have detained two Kurdish senior citizens whose son is already on a death row for political activities. According to Hangaw Organisation for Human Rights, the parents of Ramin Hussein Panahi were detained in Sanandaj by Ir ...

ڕێکخراوی HRW : هێزەکانی ئاسایشی هەرێمی کوردستان توندتیژیـیان بەرامبەر خۆپیشاندەران بەکارهێناوە

Dengî Amerîka - 2018-04-16 20:06
ڕێکخراوی چاودێری مافەکانی مرۆڤ Human Rights Watch ڕاپـۆرتێکی بڵاوکردووەتەوە و تیایدا دەڵێت هێزەکانی ئاسایشی هەرێمی کوردستان توندوتیژیـیان بەکارهێناوە لە بەرامبەر خۆپـیشاندەرانی ئاشتیخواز، ئەوانەی داوای موچەکانی خۆیان دەکەن ...

Iran to Implement Kurdish Activist Execution

BAS News - 2018-04-12 15:13
ERBIL - Supreme Court of Iran has approved the execution sentence of the Kurdish activist Ramin Hossein Panahi who was captured in 2016 by the Iranian security forces in Sanandaj, said a report. According to Hangaw Organisation for Human Rights, the cour ...

A Woman Committed Suicide in Sardasht

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-12 02:02
A woman from Sardasht ended her life by hanging herself. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that this woman had been suffering from breast cancer. The main cause of the suicide has not been identified so far. It should be noted th ...

A Solder Died of Mine Blast in Qasr-e Shirin

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-11 02:01
A soldier lost his life on Sunday due to mine blast in one of the army barracks in Qasr-e Shirin city of Kermanshah province. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Sunday, Apr 8, 2018, a militant soldier called Ali Mahmoodi from ...

A Worker Dead and Another Wounded Due to the Fall of the Scaffold

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-11 02:01
In the last few days, two young Kurdish workers in the industrial city of Sanandaj fell from the scaffold and one of them lost his life. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Saturday, April 07, two workers from Sanandaj called N ...

Week in Brief: Kurdish Female Prisoners

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-11 02:01
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Iranian Kurdish woman to serve six months in jail for anti-state propaganda Irani ...

Over 780 Syrian Civilians Killed in March: Monitor

BAS News - 2018-04-10 22:01
ERBIL — A total of 783 civilians, including many women and children, were killed in March across the war-torn Syria, a human rights monitoring group said. “At least 620 people were killed [in these massacres], including 142 children and 105 women,” the S ...

Explosion Kills Eleven in Syria's Idlib

BAS News - 2018-04-10 14:24
ERBIL - At least eleven civilians were killed on Monday when a huge explosion destroyed a multi-story building in Idlib, in northwestern Syria, a monitor said. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), eighty more were wounded in the a ...

Runak Aghayi Transferred to Mahabad Prison for Endorsement of her Sentence

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-10 02:00
Runak Aghayi, the activist from Mahabad, was transferred to the Mahabad Prison for endorsement of her six-month sentence which was finalised and summoned by the Orumieh Court of Appeals. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Apr ...

Border Landmine Kills Iranian Kurdish Soldier

BAS News - 2018-04-08 14:07
ERBIL — An Iranian Kurdish soldier was killed on duty by a landmine in the western province of Kermanshah. Human rights monitoring group, Hangaw, identified the victim as Ali Mahmoudi, from Piranshahr district of Western Azerbaijan Province. The incident ...

Iran Arrests Four Kurdish Porters

BAS News - 2018-04-07 10:50
ERBIL - Iranian border security forces have arrested four Kurdish Porters in the Kurdish province of Piranshahr on Thursday, a human rights group said. According to the Iranian Kurdish human rights monitoring group, Hangaw, the detainees are identified a ...

Iran Jails Kurdish Activist for Acclaiming Kurdistan Referendum

BAS News - 2018-04-05 22:04
ERBIL — Iranian authorities on Wednesday sentenced a Kurdish female activist from Mahabad to imprisonment for praising Kurdistan Region’s independence referendum last September. According to Iranian Kurdish human rights monitoring group, Hangaw, Ronak Ag ...

Turkey, Russia deepen ties amid troubled relations with West

Seattle Times - 2018-04-04 07:03
ANKARA, Turkey — Ties between Russia and Turkey are growing closer than ever, as Russia runs into widespread diplomatic fallout from the poisoned spy scandal and Turkey’s relations with its Western allies worsens over human rights issues and its military ...

Week in Brief: Stop Killing Kolbars

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-04 02:01
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Iran court sentences Kurds to several years in prison on propaganda charges The S ...

Iran: Concern Over Increasing Suicide Rates in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-04 02:01
In the past few days, a young woman from Bukan and a middle-aged man from Orumiyeh ended their life by hugging themselves. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Saturday, March 31, a 54-year-old resident of the village of Dizaj M ...

A Kurdish Worker Lost His Life Due to Falling from the Mountain

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-03 02:01
The body of a Kurdish Worker, who had fallen from the mountain while collecting spring plants, was found after a few hours by the local people. The Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Saturday afternoon, on March 31, 2018, a 50 ...

Four Suicide Attempts During the First Days of the New Year

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-04-02 02:02
During the past few days, a woman and three men ended up their life with suicide in the cities of Sarabela, Bukan and Sardasht. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on Friday, March 23, 2018, a citizen from Sardasht called “Milad K ...

Many Ahwazi Arabs Got Arrested but Anti Regime Protests Continues

Roji Kurd - 2018-04-02 00:01
Roji Kurd: Ahwazi Centre for Human Rights has published a statment about the current protests in Al- Ahwaz. The statment says: “Our sources In Mahshahr, “Ma’shour”, reported that a number people were taken to the hospital during demonstrations today due ...

A Kurdish Kolbar Killed By Direct Shooting of Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-03-29 02:00
On March 26, 2018, a Kolbar from Sardasht was killed by direct shooting of the Iranian border regiments. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on March 26, local border guards near the village of Kani Zard, from the Sardasht, target ...

A Kurdish Kolbar Wounded by Direct Shooting of Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-03-28 02:01
On March 24, 2018, a Kolbar from Sardasht was wounded by direct shooting of the Iranian border guards. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that on March 24, Iranian border guards near the village of Kani Zard, from the Sardasht, target ...

Another Kurdish Porter Killed By Iranian Border Guards: Report

BAS News - 2018-03-27 16:06
ERBIL - The Iranian border security forces has opened fire at a group of Kurdish Porters overnight on Monday on Kurdistan Region-Iran border area, killing one instantly, a human rights group said. The victim is identified as Ibrahim Slemani who was marri ...

Thousands more leave Syria's Ghouta in withdrawal deal

Reuters - 2018-03-27 10:10
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Some 7,000 people departed eastern Ghouta for Syrian rebel-held territory near the Turkish border on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, under an agreement arranged by Russia to surrender the enclave to the Syrian gov ...

Weeks in Brief: Afrin Solidarity Suppressed

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-03-27 02:02
The “Week in brief” by Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) is a weekly review of the most important human rights news and developments from and about Iran’s Kurdish areas. Iran continues crackdown on Kurdish Afrin solidarity rallies Iranian security for ...

HRW denuncia deportació massiva de sirians a mans del règim turc

KurdisCat - 2018-03-26 17:27
L'informe d'Human Rights Watch inclou els mesos de desembre a gener. Erdogan està interceptant els refugiats i deportant-los a Idlib on els grups islamistes radicals, entre ells HTS (antiga Al Qaida a Síria) reben el suport de Turquia. A més de les deport ...

UNHRC’s Latest Disproportionate Targeting of Israel

UN Watch - 2018-03-25 05:39
UNHRC’s Assault on Israel – 37th Session, March 2018 The UN Human Rights Council’s main 2018 session concluded on Friday, March 23rd, with 1 resolution on North Korea, 1 on Iran, 2 on Syria, and 5 on Israel. These five resolutions criticize Israel only, ...

IS Kills 36 Syrian Government Troops in Damascus

BAS News - 2018-03-23 14:42
ERBIL - At least 36 Syrian regime troops were killed as the Islamic State (IS) retook control of al-Qadam neighborhood in Syria's Damascus, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The opposition groups last week handed over the area to the ...
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