Category Archives : Statements

Call for General Strike on 27th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou
11 Jul
7:13

Call for General Strike on 27th Anniversary of the Assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou

PDKI.ORG July 13, 2016, marks the 27th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou by Iranian diplomats in Vienna, Austria. PDKI has in the past called on the Kurdish people in eastern (Iranian) Kurdistan to stage general strikes to commemorate the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou. This year, PDKI calls for…

#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…

PDKI welcomes the recognition of the 1988 mass murder of political prisoners as a ‘crime against humanity’
09 Jun
4:23

PDKI welcomes the recognition of the 1988 mass murder of political prisoners as a ‘crime against humanity’

Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan issued a statement on the recognition of 1988 mass execution of political prisoners in Iran as a ‘crime against humanity’ by Canada’s Parliament.  The full text of the statement is as follow: PDKI statement on Canadian Parliament’s recognition of the 1988 mass murder of political prisoners…

PDKI and Komala support the Kurdish prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey
08 Nov
3:54

PDKI and Komala support the Kurdish prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey have been on a hunger strike for more than 50 days in order to get their demands met. The civil society in Turkish Kurdistan has during the last couple of days joined the political prisoners by expressing their support for the demands of the hunger…

PDKI – Komala entered into Memorandum of Agreement for cooperation and coordination
23 Aug
5:18

PDKI – Komala entered into Memorandum of Agreement for cooperation and coordination

Pdki.org staff writer August 22, 2012 In a joint statement, the signing of a memorandum of agreement between Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan and the Komala Party of Iranian Kurdistan was announced.

PDKI: It is everyone’s duty to reach out to the earthquake victims
14 Aug
6:34

PDKI: It is everyone’s duty to reach out to the earthquake victims

pdki.org staff writer August 14, 2012 Two powerful earthquakes hit north-western Iran just minutes apart on Saturday killing hundreds of people and injuring thousands. Officials said panicked residents fled into the streets as the powerful 6.2-magnitude quake hit at 4.53 p.m. local time. A second tremor, measuring 6.3 on the…

PDKI condemns British embassy attack in Tehran
01 Dec
4:00

PDKI condemns British embassy attack in Tehran

Pdki.org staff writer November 30, 2011 – Several hundred Iranian militia students, protected by the regime security forces stormed and ransacked the British embassy and residence compounds on Tuesday in Tehran, apparently in response to new economic sanctions over the regime’s nuclear program. The attack comes after the regime’s Islamic…

PDKI’s message of solidarity and sympathy on the tragic earthquake in Van
24 Oct
7:22

PDKI’s message of solidarity and sympathy on the tragic earthquake in Van

A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey’s north east city of Van on Sunday, October 23, 2011 with Its epicenter 35 km in north west of Van province, and shocks being felt as far as Orumieh and Duhok. According to latest reports, the earthquake has caused massive destructions in several Kurdish…

PDKI condemns Iraqi forces raid of Camp Ashraf
08 Apr
4:30

PDKI condemns Iraqi forces raid of Camp Ashraf

pdki.org staff writer April 8, 2011 – Iraqi security forces in bulldozers and Humvees barreled into a camp that is home to an Iranian opposition group early Friday, sources reported. The details of what happened were in dispute, with Iraqi security forces saying three people were killed after residents hurled…

PDKI Secretary-general welcomes Iraq’s political progress
15 Nov
12:29

PDKI Secretary-general welcomes Iraq’s political progress

November 13, 2010 (pdki.org) – Following many months of uncertainty after the March parliamentary election in Iraq, the country’s lawmakers agreed this week to elect the President and the Speaker of the parliament. Iraqi lawmakers approved an agreement that aimed to bring all of Iraq’s feuding political blocs into a new government led…

Iran’s Kurdish Party Welcomes Sanctioning Iran’s Rights Abusers
02 Oct
1:25

Iran’s Kurdish Party Welcomes Sanctioning Iran’s Rights Abusers

30 Sep 2010 (Medya News) The Obama administration added more sanctions against Iranian government officials, members of the Revolutionary Guards Corps and others accused by the United States of being responsible for human rights abuses.

PDKI condemns the bombing in the city of Mahabad
22 Sep
1:35

PDKI condemns the bombing in the city of Mahabad

pdki.org staff writer (pdki.org) A bomb has torn through a military parade in the Kurdish city of Mahabad in Iranian Kurdistan killing 11 people and wounding 58 more as the Islamic republic showcased its weaponry at events marking the start 30 years ago of the bloody Iran-Iraq war.

Iran's Kurdish Party Expresses Content with Referendum Results in Turkey
14 Sep
7:35

Iran's Kurdish Party Expresses Content with Referendum Results in Turkey

Even though there are no specific references in this Referendum to the Kurdish question in Turkey, however, without any doubts, the broadening of democracy within the country, with the proposed changes put to referendum, will be in the benefit of all freedom loving people including the Kurds in the country.

Kurdish Political Organizations Jointly Condemn Recent Executions
10 May
6:11

Kurdish Political Organizations Jointly Condemn Recent Executions

10 May 2010 – Medya News – Following the mass execution of political prisoners in Iranian Ismaic regime’s, there were widespread uproar and antipathy towards the regime’s disregard for human rights especially the rights of the political prisoners.