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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 … Continue reading

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The World Hears Only Arab Claims-What About the Kurds?

Published: Sunday, November 11, 2012 on www.israelnationalnews.com While Arabs have seen the birth of almost two dozen “Arab” League states during the past century (mostly carved out of other peoples’ lands), Kurds are still denied their one. The widely-published AP report by … Continue reading

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February 21 is the International Mother Language Day

Today, February 21, 2012 is the International Mother Language Day.  Hoping, on this day, for a future that no human being will be deprived of education and development in one’s mother language. To know more about this day, please visit … Continue reading

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Former first lady Danielle Mitterrand dies at 87

Danielle Mitterrand, the widow of France’s former Socialist President François Mitterrand, died early Tuesday at the age of 87. A former resistance heroine, she used her position as first lady to devote herself to many humanitarian causes. Resistance heroine, humanitarian … Continue reading

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Reform and Liberation Movements: Iran Kurdish Leader Speaks

by HAMID FAROKHNIA in Tehran 24 Jul 2011 03:35 ‘Federalism is not a recipe for disintegration,’ declares DPIK chief Mostafa Hejri. As one of the oldest Kurdish political parties in the Middle East, the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan (DPIK, … Continue reading

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Ghassemlou the Wise: Passionate Ambassador of a Desperate Cause

Posted on Medya News on 13 July 2011 Marc Kravetz (Translated from Libération, August 7, 1989) Abdel Rahman Ghassemlou, murdered in Vienna on July 13th 1989, was in every way an exceptional man, both as leader of one of the oldest … Continue reading

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On this day: March 16, 1988: Thousands die in Halabja gas attack

BBC – Thousands of people are reported to have been killed and many others injured in a poison gas attack on a Kurdish city in northern Iraq. Up to 20 aircraft, said to include Iraqi Migs and Mirages, were seen … Continue reading

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Film: Kurds in Crisis

Kaleem Aftab talks to the director Ebrahim Saeedi about his debut feature film Mandoo, in which he explores the crises facing Kurds in Iraq trying to rebuild their lives following the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2004. It’s only after … Continue reading

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Iran Planning Terrorist Operations in Kurdistan- Kurdish Sources

21/10/2010 By Sherezad Sheikhani Arbil, Asharq Al-Awsat- Currently, various Iraqi political circles are citing the role of the Kurdish bloc as one of the key factors enabling Iraqi blocs to further the formation of the upcoming Iraqi Government. However, the … Continue reading

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Remembering the 1992 Terror in Berlin: 1997 Testimony of Ms. Kejal Abdouli before the US Congress

Statement of Ms. Kejal Abdouli wife of Mr. Fatah Abdouli one of the victims of the Mykonos Restaurant On June 10, 1997, the Congressional Human Rights Caucus held a hearing on the state-sponsored terrorism by Iran. The following is the … Continue reading

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Foreign Policy: Iran's Kurdish Question

“No dictatorship can last forever,” he went on. “There was a time when the demise of the Baath regime seemed impossible. … I am sure that there will be a day when the Iranian people will be free of dictatorship … Continue reading

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Looking Back at the Mykonos Trial

This article was written on the 10th anniversary of Mykonos Verdict where a highest German court found top Iranian officials including then the President of the Islamic regime of Iran, Rafasnajani (CNN: German court implicates Iran leaders in ’92 killings)responsible for … Continue reading

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The Kurdistan Republic of 1946

64 years ago, for the first time in Kurdish history a modern Kurdish Republic was born.  Though confined to a very limited geography of Kurdistan, and short-lived, the Republic and its legendary leader Qazi Muhammad left behind a landmark in … Continue reading

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Regime’s harassment of the parents’ of activists is not something new

When the Kurdish people in Iran or other nation groups in other parts of Iran hear of rape and torture in Kahrizik and other regime dungeons, they do get chills, but more importantly, these barbaric acts take them back to the hardship … Continue reading

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Iranian Kurds vow to fight for regime change

In return for helping take on Mr. Ahmedinejad, the Kurds of Iran would want the same prize that the United States delivered to Iraqi Kurds after the fall of Mr. Hussein: effective autonomy in the provinces of northwestern Iran where … Continue reading

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