Category Archives : Updates

Resurgence of terror and repression following the deal with Iran
22 Aug
8:32

Resurgence of terror and repression following the deal with Iran

Four improvised explosives devices (IED), containing more than 25 kilograms of TNT, had been defused at the headquarters of Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan near Sulaimani.  Iranian agents assassinated more than 270 activists belonging to various Kurdish opposition parties inside the Southern Kurdistan Region between 1992-1997. Iran has repeatedly threatened the authorities in the Southern…

Video: Anti-riot Forces Fire at Protesters in the Kurdish City of Mahabad
07 May
4:55

Video: Anti-riot Forces Fire at Protesters in the Kurdish City of Mahabad

A large demonstration in front of Hotel Tara to protest the murder of a young Kurdish girl who escaped rape in the hands of intelligence agent by jumping from the four story hotel. She died immediately and the hotel owner is alleged to be an accomplice in the murder. Apparently…

Season’s Greetings – Happy Newroz
20 Mar
3:16

Season’s Greetings – Happy Newroz

Amnesty: Alleged juvenile offender among 10 hunger strikers threatened with immediate execution
19 Dec
9:57

Amnesty: Alleged juvenile offender among 10 hunger strikers threatened with immediate execution

The Iranian authorities’ threat to expedite the execution of 10 men on death row in retaliation for going on hunger strike is deplorable, said Amnesty International as it called for the death sentences to be commuted immediately. One of the 10, Saman Naseem, was sentenced to death in 2013 for…

Protests in support of Kobane in Kurdistan region of Iran
12 Oct
9:39

Protests in support of Kobane in Kurdistan region of Iran

Rêpêwîna piştîwanî ji Kobanê le Rojhelata Kurdistanê #Sardasht, Protests in support of #Kobane #Syria #ISIS #IRAN pic.twitter.com/w2SLG7tCrC — Sharif Behruz (@sharif_behruz) October 10, 2014 Rêpêwîna piştîwanî kirin ji Kobanê le Rojhelata Kurdistanê Jowanro, Protests in support of Kobane #Kobane #ISIS #IRAN pic.twitter.com/HpHE8AwwSR — Sharif Behruz (@sharif_behruz) October 10, 2014 Rêpêwîna…

Beşîkçî: Regime orders, the sole cause of Kurdish leaders` death in Iran
04 Oct
11:46

Beşîkçî: Regime orders, the sole cause of Kurdish leaders` death in Iran

Îsmaîl Beşîkçî, a prominent Turkish scholar paid homage to the monument of Dr. Sadegh Sharafkandi, then the leader of Democratic Party of Kurdistan of Iran, who was gunned down in Berlin, Germany in 1992. Dr. Beşikçi was accompanied by number of Kurdish activists, artists and politicians including the legendary Kurdish…

#ISIS #Iran ‘s Islamic Republic, the main source of terror in the region
21 Aug
1:05

#ISIS #Iran ‘s Islamic Republic, the main source of terror in the region

35 years ago today the Islamic Republic of Iran declared Jihad or holy war against Kurdistan and the Kurdish people in Iran.  As the regime rampage started in 1979 against the burgeoning Kurdish resistance movement in Iran, the world knew little about the threat of ISIS or ISIL then or…

Happy Newroz, the beginning of Spring and a New Year
20 Mar
6:05

Happy Newroz, the beginning of Spring and a New Year

 

REMEMBERING THE MASSACRE IN HALABJA: 26 YEARS LATER
17 Mar
1:15

REMEMBERING THE MASSACRE IN HALABJA: 26 YEARS LATER

Today marks the 26th anniversary of the Halabja Genocide that claimed the lives of more than 5,000 Kurdish civilians in a poison gas attack carried out by the state of Iraq on the orders of then president Saddam Hussein. The massacre was part of the notorious Anfal campaign that was conducted from…

U.S. FEDERAL BAR TO PRESENT HISTORIC AWARDS TO THE PROSECUTORS OF MYKONOS CASE
20 Feb
3:56

U.S. FEDERAL BAR TO PRESENT HISTORIC AWARDS TO THE PROSECUTORS OF MYKONOS CASE

PRESS RELEASE For the first time in its nearly one hundred year history, the US Federal Bar Association will be presenting an award for professional excellence to two European colleagues from Germany. The Rule of Law Award, presented by the Federal Bar Association Southern District of New York Chapter and…

Gallery: Canadians of Kurdish heritage marked the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the Kurdistan Republic with a special event
29 Jan
6:36

Gallery: Canadians of Kurdish heritage marked the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the Kurdistan Republic with a special event

Post by PDKI Canada.

Season’s Greatings with all good wishes for the New Year
24 Dec
8:53

Season’s Greatings with all good wishes for the New Year

Kurdistan Peshmerga Forces Day
17 Dec
7:19

Kurdistan Peshmerga Forces Day

(pdki.org) On December 17, 1945, the PDKI overtook the last Iranian military barrack in Mahabad and raised the Kurdish flag. The Peshmerga Forces of Kurdistan was officially founded on the same day. Every year on December 17 people in Iranian Kurdistan honour the contribution and sacrifice of the Peshmerga Forces….

Humanity Lost Its Greatest Soul Ever
06 Dec
3:58

Humanity Lost Its Greatest Soul Ever

Mandela! May your soul rest in peace forever. Your memory, inspiration, conviction and devotion will always remain humanity’s guiding lights.   ماندێلا! روحی بەرزت بە ئاشتی شاد بێت.  دڵنیا بە بیرەوەریت، باوەڕی بەرزت، حەزو خولیات هەردەم چرای رووناکی مرۆڤایەتی دەبێت.

Protests against the regime and executions in Iran in Toronto, Canada
11 Nov
3:38

Protests against the regime and executions in Iran in Toronto, Canada

Post by PDKI Canada. Related: -Call to protest in Toronto against the recent surge of executions of political prisoners in Iran