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Women criticise ENKS for its attack on co-chair system
ANF - 2020-10-23 11:43
The Kurdish National Council ENKS is criticized by the women's movement Kongra Star for its attack on the model of co-chairmanship. The ENKS, which consists of “patriarchal parties”, is attacking women's organizations. ...
“Kurdish language is our identity and existence”
ANF - 2020-10-23 07:53
Kurdish teachers in North and East Syria stated that education in the mother tongue is one of the most important achievements of the Rojava revolution and they will not allow demands seeking to eliminate this gain. ...
The Family of A Kolbar Killed by Border Guards Had to Pay for the Bullet Price to Release His Body
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-23 02:02
On Sunday, October 18, a Kurdish border porter –known as Kolbar- named Omid Shams was killed during a shooting by Iranian border guards in the border areas of Chaldoran in West Azerbaijan… The post The Family of A Kolbar Killed by Border Guards Had to Pay ...
Fighters in Ain Issa: Turkey and mercenaries massacre civilians
ANF - 2020-10-22 17:33
The Kurdish and Arab youth resist the attacks of the invading Turkish state and its gangs, defending their lands at the cost of their lives. ...
ECPMF calls for the release of four Kurdish journalists
ANF - 2020-10-22 14:59
The arrest of journalists violates not only the rights to liberty and freedom of expression of the reporters themselves and also the right to information of the general public, said ECPMF. ...
Who Killed The Kurdish Lawyer Tahir Elci? | Al Bawaba
Albawaba - 2020-10-22 13:45
Solidarity Initiative for Mazlum Dağ and Abdurahman Er in Bern
ANF - 2020-10-22 11:23
A solidarity initiative against the execution of two Kurds, Mazlum Dağ and Abdurahman Er, who were sentenced to death in South Kurdistan, has been launched in Bern. The initiative appeals directly to South Kurdish President Nerchivan Barzani. ...
Turkey's attacks on Ayn Issa continue to increase
ANF - 2020-10-22 11:05
In the city of Ayn Isa, Kurdish and Arab fighters are resolutely resisting the Turkish invasion troops. In the last few days in particular, attacks have increased. ...
Turkey trial begins into 2015 killing of Kurdish prominent rights lawyer Tahir Elci
E-Kurd - 2020-10-21 22:48
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— A long-awaited trial opened Wednesday of three police officers for the 2015 killing of a Kurdish prominent rights lawyer in Diyarbakir (Amed), Turkey’s biggest Kurdish city. Tahir Elci, who campaigned for Kurdish rights ...
Syria Trials of Swedish Isis women to begin next year, says Kurdish representative – the Foreign Ministry is not aware of any criminal suspicions against Finns – Pledge Times
Pledgetimes - 2020-10-21 22:36
The meandering life of Dr. Selahaddin Rastgeldi, Kurdish interrogator of international human rights abuse
Rûdaw - 2020-10-21 01:39
The Jailhouse Story of a Kurdish Artist | Rudaw.net
Rûdaw - 2020-10-20 23:05
Pro-Iranian militias accused of attack on Kurdish party, civilians in Iraq
Justice for Kurds - 2020-10-20 17:50
The militias are actually part of an official government paramilitary force, but they have so many brigades and units that they behave like a shadow state. An attack on a Kurdish political party in Baghdad on Saturday, followed by the murder of civilians ...
Suspected ISIS gunmen kill three Kurds in disputed Kirkuk, burn their bodies
Justice for Kurds - 2020-10-20 17:50
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Unidentified gunmen shot dead three Kurdish youths on Sunday in rural parts of Iraq’s disputed Kirkuk province. Two of the victims were brothers, and the third was their cousin. Local sources told Kurdistan 24 that the incident occu ...
Gorani music against assimilation
ANF - 2020-10-19 21:14
Ferhat Demir, who makes music in Gorani dialect of Kurdish for the first time in Northern Kurdistan, stated that there has been a serious assimilation against Kurdish for years, adding; "My aim is to make people listen to the melodies in other dialects." ...
Court imposes travel ban on Ahmet Türk
ANF - 2020-10-19 19:07
A court in Ankara has imposed a travelban on 78-year-old Kurdish politician Ahmet Türk who is under investigation in connection with the Kobanê protests of 2014 autumn. ...
Kurdish prisoner dies after heavy torture in Turkey
ANF - 2020-10-19 18:38
A Kurdish prisoner has died in Turkish prison as a result of torture with severe blows to the head. ...
The Pentagon has banned troops in Syria from wearing these Kurdish militia patches
Militarytimes - 2020-10-19 01:59
Faceless, brazen – the story of a play in Kurdish | Ahval
Ahvalnews - 2020-10-18 15:09
Policies of the KDP try people’s patience!
ANF - 2020-10-18 14:33
The KDP continues to negotiate with regional powers over Kurdish achievements. Pursuing a "either me or enemy" policy in Kurdistan, KDP continues to harm Kurdish gains and try people’s patience. ...
Four detained in Şırnak
ANF - 2020-10-18 13:16
The Turkish regime’s political genocide against the Kurdish peoples continues unabated. ...
The Iraqi-KDP agreement overrides Yazidi interests
E-Kurd - 2020-10-18 11:16
Shakhawan Shorash | Exclusive to Ekurd.net An agreement on Shingal [Sinjar] has been reached between the central Iraqi and “regional Kurdish” governments and aims to restore security and order to the district and return refugees to their homes. A major as ...
Is it a problem for a play being performed in Kurdish?
ANF - 2020-10-18 08:11
Theater director Ayşe Emel Mesci questions the ban of a play by Nobel Prize Winner Dario Fo in Kurdish. ...
Iraqi Shiite militias’ supporters torch Kurdish KDP party offices in Baghdad over Zebari comments
E-Kurd - 2020-10-18 00:53
BAGHDAD,— Supporters of Hashed al-Shaabi, an Iraqi Shiite paramilitary network dominated by Iran-backed factions, Saturday burned down the main Kurdish party’s headquarters in Baghdad after criticism from a Kurdish ex-minister. Hundreds of Hashed demonstr ...
Tevgera Azadi calls for the establishment of an opposition front
ANF - 2020-10-17 21:07
Tevgera Azadi co-chair Mihemed Abdullah said; “The government is in the phase of collapse. It is sacrificing Kurdish gains every day in order not to lose the power We must establish an opposition front.” ...
Kurdistan Region President extends condolences on the passing of Jamal Bakhtiar
Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-10-17 19:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, October 16, 2020 It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of the renowned Kurdish painter Jamal Bakhtiar. Mr. Bakhtiar was a devoted artist who dedicated his life to art, serving his people and country passionately a ...
Turkey bans Kurdish-language play in Istanbul | Middle East| News and analysis of events in the Arab world | DW | 17.10.2020
DW - 2020-10-17 09:53
Jailed Kurdish politician handed another year for insulting Turkey's Erdogan | World | News | The Guardian
The Guardian - 2020-10-17 08:45
Prisoner Transferred to Solitary Confinement after the start of His Hunger Strike
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-17 02:34
Kurdish political prisoner Adel Makram who ended his three-day hunger strike last week with the favourable promise of the authorities of Orumiyeh Central Prison to follow up on his demands, has been… The post Prisoner Transferred to Solitary Confinement a ...
Time for Freedom sit-in in Strabourg enters day 5
ANF - 2020-10-16 10:53
The sit-in organised in Strasbourg as part of the KCK’s initiative launched on 12 September continues on its fifth day with the participation of representatives of Kurdish and Turkish institutions in Europe. ...
Turkey locks up Kurdish mayors
The Economist - 2020-10-16 06:53
IN CITIES ACROSS Turkey’s east, it is no longer an unusual scene. The local mayor, clutching a bag stuffed with some clothes and a toothbrush, the bare necessities for a long spell in prison, emerges from his house before dawn, accompanied by a group of p ...
Syria Kurds release over 600 Islamic State-linked prisoners
E-Kurd - 2020-10-16 01:28
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Kurdish-led forces controlling Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), the Kurdish northeast Syria, on Thursday freed more than 600 Syrian prisoners detained over links to the Islamic State jihadist group. The 631 detainees had been he ...
Kurdish man kills his wife in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan: police
E-Kurd - 2020-10-16 01:28
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A Kurdish man who works for Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament has stabbed his wife to death in Erbil, the capital city of Kurdistan Region, a source in the Erbil Police Directorate said on Thursday. “The employee stabbed hi ...
Hundreds of ISIS members in Syria released by Kurdish authorities The 631 prisoners were freed as part of an amnesty requested by tribal leaders October 15, 2020
The National AE - 2020-10-16 01:23
The Kurdish Centre of International PEN: THE ATTEMPT TO FAIL THE FREEDOM OF THOUGHT IN TURKEY
Koerdisch Instituut - 2020-10-15 19:34
Dear Pen International Officials, The Kurds situation and the situation of the journalists and writers in Turkey have come to a level which is very dreadful. We, as Kurdish PEN, would like to inform you about the recent things and ask for your support to ...
Wear a different chain - Turkey locks up Kurdish mayors | Europe | The Economist
Economist - 2020-10-15 17:26
Kurdish Children with Congenital Defects Given New Lease on Life in Israel - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com | Steve K. Walz | 2 Sivan 5778 – May 16, 2018 | JewishPress.com
Jewishpress - 2020-10-15 14:41
Why the US chose to oppose the Kurdish independence referendum - The Jerusalem Post
Jpost - 2020-10-15 13:38
22 people detained in Hakkari
ANF - 2020-10-15 09:08
The Turkish regime’s political genocide against the Kurdish population continues unabated. ...
Kurdish youngster murdered by police in Istanbul
ANF - 2020-10-15 08:41
The young man will be laid to rest in his hometown, Midyat district of Mardin. ...
Joining the Democratic Confederalism Leadership
ANF - 2020-10-15 08:08
From 'National Leader', 'Kurdish People's Leader' to 'Democratic Confederalism Leader'. ...
Motion for the removal of five HDP deputies’ immunity tabled
ANF - 2020-10-14 20:29
Motions have been tabled in the Turkish parliament to lift the immunity of HDP members. There are five motions against Remziye Tosun alone. The Kurdish parliamentarian from Amed is threatened with ten years in prison. ...
HDP: Kurdish language and theater cannot be banned
ANF - 2020-10-14 14:56
HDP reacted to the ban by Gaziosmanpaşa District Governorship in Istanbul to ban a play in Kurdish saying it might "disturb public security". ...
Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with Sewn Lips at Orumiyeh Central Prison
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-14 02:13
Kurdish prisoner Ali Mohammadi-Moghaddam went on a hunger strike on Saturday, October 10, in protest to the enforcement of his release order made by the Tehran Military Court being sabotaged. The prisoner… The post Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with S ...
Two Civil Activists Jailed in Sanandaj
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-14 02:13
During the past two days, two Kurdish civil activists, Shadman Bani Bashr and Afshar Fathi, were sent to Sanandaj Central Prison to serve their sentences. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has obtained… The post Two Civil Activists Jailed in Sanandaj ...
Turkish, Swedish ministers trade swipes in tense meeting
Kathimerini - 2020-10-14 00:25
Syria and among other things, accused Sweden of supporting Kurdish militants as well as remaining... on freedom of expression, including the jailing of scores of journalists and pro-Kurdish politicians ...
Turkish authorities ban unprecedented Kurdish-language play in Istanbul
E-Kurd - 2020-10-13 21:36
ISTANBUL,— Turkish authorities have banned a Kurdish-language play that was due to be shown on Tuesday in Istanbul’s municipal theatre for the first time in its 106-year history, organisers told AFP. The play “Beru” was included in the October programme o ...
SOAS Kurdish society presents online screening of Darên bi tenê
ANF - 2020-10-13 11:35
SOAS Kurdish Society and MARSM UK will present the online screening of Darên bi tenê (The Only Trees) by director Şêro Hindê. ...
'The struggle against cultural genocide should be promoted'
ANF - 2020-10-13 08:45
Stating that the Turkish state is a danger to the culture and language of the Kurdish people, artists from Qamishlo call for a united struggle against the attacks of the Turkish state. ...
Two Kurdish Border Porters Wounded by Border Guards
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-13 02:29
During the past few days, two Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- ‘Kamal Mirzaei’ and ‘Asad Nodshehi’ have been injured after being shot by the border guards in the border areas of… The post Two Kurdish Border Porters Wounded by Border Guards appeare ...
Kurdish father, mother and son die of coronavirus in Iraqi Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2020-10-13 01:30
SULAIMANI, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— A father, mother, and son who contracted the coronavirus have died within the space of 10 days in Sulaimani in Iraqi Kurdistan, a family member told Rudaw on Sunday. The dead are Latif Hama Aziz, 75, his wife Qadamkher ...
Mehmud Osman: The source of the problems is the Turkish state
ANF - 2020-10-12 17:03
Iran, Turkey and Syria deny the existence of the Kurds and the Kurdish issue, says Mehmud Osman a former member of the KRG parliament. ...
Two memorials for Robert Jarowoy in Hamburg
ANF - 2020-10-12 10:12
Robert Jarowoy, an old friend of the Kurdish Freedom Struggle, who died of lung cancer on September 21, was commemorated with a march in Hamburg. ...
Haaretz: The World Celebrated Kurdish Women’s Fight Against ISIS. Now It’s Silent as They’re Raped and Tortured
Justice for Kurds - 2020-10-12 02:47
A recent UN report revealed an increase in sexual violence against women and girls since the Turkish military operation began in the Kurdish enclave a year ago. Some Kurds say their current lives are no better than when ISIS was running amok A year has pa ...
A Civilian Injured by a Landmine Explosion
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-12 02:09
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that a Kurdish civilian ‘Khosrow Hassani’ was injured in a landmine explosion in Mariwan on Wednesday, October 7. The 38-year-old civilian is said to… The post A Civilian Injured by a Landmine Explos ...
Why the Kurdish lobby in Germany is so weak | Rudaw.net
Rûdaw - 2020-10-12 00:37
Yazidis reject agreement signed by South Kurdistan and Baghdad
ANF - 2020-10-11 12:33
Yazidi organizations have reacted to the agreement on Shengal concluded between the Iraqi government and the South Kurdish ruling party KDP. ...
Young people hang banner on Turkish Consulate building
ANF - 2020-10-11 11:55
Kurdish youth hung banners and fired fireworks in front of the Turkish Consulate General in Strasbourg. ...
Kurdistan Region President offers condolences on the passing of Mahabad Qaradaghi
Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-10-10 20:13
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, October 10, 2020 It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Mahabad Qaradaghi; a poet, author, and activist. Mrs. Mahabad Qaradaghi served the Kurdish literature immensely. She was an ardent champion of women’s righ ...
More detained in DTK operation in Malatya
ANF - 2020-10-10 17:06
A new wave of repression against civil society is sweeping through the Kurdish province of Meletî. After several arrests in the last two days, opposition members have again been arrested today on charges of being DTK delegates. ...
New agreement in Iraq signals ‘a first and important step’ toward a better future
United Nations - 2020-10-10 12:08
An agreement between Iraq’s Federal and the Kurdish Regional governments on Friday paves the way for reconstruction in the north of the country, in what the UN has called “a first and important step in the right direction”. ...
Security Forces Arrest Kurdish Civilians in Orumiyeh, Sanandaj, Marivan and Kamyaran
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-10 02:06
In the past few weeks, at least six Kurdish civilians, -Aziz Nasiri, Abdul Parto, Peshtivan Parto, Milad Veisi, Kayhan Shirini and Bahram Ghasemi, have been detained by security forces in the cities… The post Security Forces Arrest Kurdish Civilians in Or ...
Jailed Kurdish politician handed another year for insulting Turkey's Erdogan | World | News | The Chronicle Herald
Thechronicleherald - 2020-10-09 21:51
Four journalists jailed for reporting on the “helicopter torture”
ANF - 2020-10-09 19:39
Four Kurdish journalists have been imprisoned in Van for reporting the cases of two civilians who were thrown from helicopter by Turkish soldiers. ...
Two more Kurdish politicians detained in Turkey
ANF - 2020-10-08 21:08
Kurdish politician Mahmut Alınak was detained for “insulting the president” while HDP Turgutlu district branch co-chair was detained because of a speech he had made during an action. ...
MA reporter taken into custody in Şırnak
ANF - 2020-10-08 20:28
The Turkish regime’s repression and attacks against Kurdish press continue uninterrupted. ...
Co-mayor of Kars remanded in custody
ANF - 2020-10-08 17:43
The Turkish regime’s political genocide against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives continues unabated. ...
The world celebrated Kurdish women’s fight against ISIS. Now it’s silent as they’re raped and tortured - Syria - Haaretz.com
Haaretz - 2020-10-08 16:11
Kurdish youth march from Lavrio to Athens
ANF - 2020-10-08 15:07
Young people who plan to reach Athens on October 10 will walk to the Turkish Consulate with new participation in Academia Square. ...
Four jailed women politicians to give statement on 'Kobanê'
ANF - 2020-10-08 13:28
Kurdish women politicians Sebahat Tuncel, Aysel Tuğluk, Gültan Kışanak and Gülser Yıldırım imprisoned by the Turkish state are to be interrogated within the framework of the "Kobanê investigation". ...
Turkish court sentences pro-Kurdish MP to jail on terrorism charges | World | News | The Chronicle Herald
Thechronicleherald - 2020-10-08 10:11
Kurdistan Region President extends condolences on the passing of Sheikh Salar Hafid
Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-10-08 00:10
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, October 7, 2020 It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing of Sheikh Salar Hafid, the renowned public figure of Slemani City and relative of the late Kurdish leader, Sheikh Mahmoud Barzinji. Our thoughts and symp ...
The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in September 2020
Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2020-10-07 21:48
This is KMMK’s monthly report, September 2020, on the human rights situation in eastern Kurdistan. This report summarizes key human The post The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in September 2020 appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Association. ...
'Kurdish women journalists won't hesitate seeking truth'
ANF - 2020-10-07 11:13
The Mesopotamia Women Journalists Platform celebrated Kurdish Women Journalists Day. "We never hesitate to seek truth, and we won’t start doing it now.” ...
The Kurdish Nation Possesses Three Different Ancient Alphabets
E-Kurd - 2020-10-07 06:03
Darwesh Obeid | Exclusive to Ekurd.net 1. The Ancient Kurdish Alphabet: This alphabet was first mentioned by Ibn Wahshiyya in his book, titled; Ancient Alphabets and Hieroglyphic Characters Explained: With an Account of the Egyptian Priests, Their Classes ...
'Unless the Syrian territorial integrity is solved, Kurdish issue may explode' - english
Bianet - 2020-10-06 21:30
Kurdish official says thousands of Syrians to leave camp in northeast
Jerusalem Post - 2020-10-06 08:07
He cited a need to reduce the burden on the camp and step up measures to curb security incidents which he said had risen. ...
Italy presents letter of thanks to Heyva Sor
ANF - 2020-10-05 18:57
Kurdish Red Crescent (Heyva Sor a Kurdistanê) is among the NGOs awarded by the Municipality of Livorno. ...
Three people jailed in Kars
ANF - 2020-10-05 14:28
The Turkish regime's political genocide operations against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives continue unabated. ...
Trustee in Kars dissolves city council
ANF - 2020-10-04 18:08
The governor appointed as trustee to the Municipality of Kars has dissolved the city council and the certificates of the council members have been declared invalid. The Kurdish language Twitter account of the former HDP administration has been closed. ...
Two schools open for displaced students from Afrin in Shehba
ANF - 2020-10-04 15:40
The Kurdish Red Crescent, in coordination with the Democratic Society Education Committee of Afrin Canton, opened two primary schools in Serdem and Berxwedan camps in Shehba canton. ...
Kurdish revolutionary Şaha Hisên laid to rest in Dêrik
ANF - 2020-10-04 13:32
Kurdish revolutionary Şaha Hisên was accompanied on the shoulders of her companions on her last journey in her hometown Dêrik. Two days ago the guerrilla commander died of cancer in Rojava. ...
Monthly Report; Arrests and Death Sentence Continue in Kurdistan
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-04 02:01
According to statistics collected by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), at least 30 Kurdish Civilians and activists have been detained by security forces in the cities of Kamyaran, Sanandaj, Orumiyeh, Kermanshah,… The post Monthly Report; Arrests ...
KCK: Even the AKP supporters don't believe the government's lies
ANF - 2020-10-03 10:07
KCK Foreign Relations Committee spokesman Roni Serdem reacted strongly to the unfounded news and information spread by the invading Turkish state about fighters of the Kurdish Freedom Movement been sent to fight in Armenia. ...
Turkey removes elected Kurdish mayor over 2014 Kobani protests
E-Kurd - 2020-10-03 06:46
ANKARA,— Turkey on Friday removed a pro-Kurdish party mayor after his arrest over deadly 2014 protests, replacing him with a state-appointed governor as part of a broader crackdown against the leftist group. The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) mayor of Ka ...
PKK announces the death of Şaha Hisên
ANF - 2020-10-02 20:20
The Martyrs’ Committee of the PKK has announced the death of Şaha Hisên. The Kurdish revolutionary was with the PKK since 1989 and died of cancer in Rojava. ...
Kurdish Red Crescent in NE Syria
The Global Coalition - 2020-10-02 17:56
The Kurdish Red Crescent - @HeyvaKurd - has been working tirelessly across NE Syria throughout the #COVID-19 pandemic. From raising awareness of how people can manage the virus to establishing health centres, they've worked to protect the health of their ...
HDP office stormed, executives detained in Aydın province
ANF - 2020-10-02 14:21
The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives. ...
Turkey, Iran deploy ‘game-changing’ drones in Iraqi Kurdistan
E-Kurd - 2020-10-02 00:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan region,— Turkey and Iran are increasingly adopting “game-changing” drones as their weapon of choice against Kurdish PKK rebels in Iraqi Kurdistan region, prompting fears for the safety of civilians and stoking geopolitical te ...
Turkey releases jailed German-Kurdish singer Hozan Cane after 2,5 years
E-Kurd - 2020-10-02 00:55
ISTANBUL,— A Turkish court has released a German-Turkish singer after nearly two and half years in prison for membership of a terrorist organisation, her lawyer told AFP on Thursday. Saide Inac, 52, who performs under the stage name Hozan Cane, was arrest ...
SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) – Iran-backed Iraqi paramilitary groups launched a rocket attack targeting U.S. troops in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan’s counter terrorism service said on Wednesday. “Six rockets were la ...
Trump's Syria decision leaves Kurdish allies in the lurch - Axios
Axios - 2020-10-01 20:44
Germany sentences Kurdish activist to 2 years, 7 months in prison
ANF - 2020-10-01 19:59
Kurdish activist Mustafa Çelik who was arrested in Bremen in January, has been sentenced in Hamburg to two years and seven months imprisonment for alleged membership in the PKK. ...
Police raids funeral meeting for Servet Turgut
ANF - 2020-10-01 14:34
The Turkish police raided a funeral service for Servet Turgut in Van and threatened those present with arrest. The Kurdish villager died yesterday after being thrown from a military helicopter. ...
Turkey, Iran Deploy ‘Game-Changing’ Drones in North Iraq
The Defense Post - 2020-10-01 13:35
Turkey and Iran are increasingly adopting "game-changing" drones as their weapon of choice against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, prompting fears for the safety of civilians and stoking geopolitical tensions. The post Turkey, Iran Deploy ‘Game-Changing’ ...
Two Kurdish Border Porters Wounded by Iranian Border Guards
Kurdistan Human Rights - 2020-10-01 02:41
Two Kurdish border porters –known as Kolbar- ‘Ebrahim Rasoulian’ and ‘Rahim Iraji’, were wounded at the border areas by Iranian border guards. On September 27, a Kolbar named ‘Ebrahim Rasoulian’ was wounded… The post Two Kurdish Border Porters Wounded by ...
Rockets land near Erbil airport - Iraqi Kurdish security source - The Jerusalem post
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria has denied an NDR report which claims that the repatriation of ISIS members to Germany is being blocked by the "Kurdish autonomous administration in northern Syria". ...
HDP statement on “helicopter torture” of two Kurdish villagers
ANF - 2020-09-30 17:09
Feleknas Uca and Hisyar Ozsoy, Co-spokespersons of the HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party) Foreign Affairs, released a statement on the brutal torture suffered by two Kurdish civilians in the countryside of the Van province. ...
Political genocide continues: 14 detained in Amed
ANF - 2020-09-30 16:26
The political campaign of annihilation against the Kurdish opposition in Turkey continues. In Amed, 14 people have been detained as part of the investigations against the Democratic Society Congress (DTK). ...