Tag : human rights

Beating and torture of the 5 prisoners sentenced to death in Oroumiyeh prison
30 Apr
2:06

Beating and torture of the 5 prisoners sentenced to death in Oroumiyeh prison

KURDPA: 5 prisoners sentenced to death in Oroumiyeh prison have been severely beaten and tortured on the pretext of preventing them from jailbreak by officers and special guards of the prison. According to HRANA, the official website of Human Rights Activists’ Society in Iran, Saeed Omran-Gilani, Paiman Ghaini, Manouchehr Dawoodi, Hashem…

Human rights violations in Iranian Kurdistan in the past 30 days
28 Apr
2:01

Human rights violations in Iranian Kurdistan in the past 30 days

KURDPA: According to latest news and information received from Kurdistan and on-the-ground events in the Kurdish areas of Iran in the last month and all the evidences available show that the lack of any sense of civilian security and safety is wide-spread in all the Kurdish territories. According to the available…

Human rights violations in Iranian Kurdistan in the past 30 days
26 Apr
7:09

Human rights violations in Iranian Kurdistan in the past 30 days

KURDPA: According to latest news and information received from Kurdistan and on-the-ground events in the Kurdish areas of Iran in the last month and all the evidences available show that the lack of any sense of civilian security and safety is wide-spread in all the Kurdish territories. According to the available…

Another Kurdish political prisoners was executed in Orumieh prison
27 Jan
4:08

Another Kurdish political prisoners was executed in Orumieh prison

By pdki.org staff writter January 27, 2011 (pdki.org) Kurdish political prisoner Farhad Tarom, from the village of “Lavark” of the Dashtabel district of Oshnavieh city in West Azerbijan province in North-western Iran was executed on Wednesday, January 27, 2011 in the Orumieh central prison charged with association and membership in…

AHMADINEJAD’S IRAN: A THREAT TO PEACE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
27 Dec
11:19

AHMADINEJAD’S IRAN: A THREAT TO PEACE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

Report of the Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development INTRODUCTION In the summer of 2009, Canadians and the rest of the international community looked on with concern and a sense of déjà vu as Iranian security forces cracked down on protestors in the wake of that…

Congressional Briefing: Situation of National and Religious minorities in Iran
13 Mar
5:48

Congressional Briefing: Situation of National and Religious minorities in Iran

Congressional Briefings: Testimony of Sharif Behruz, Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan’s Representative to the US Before the Iran Working Group United States House of Representatives   March 13, 2008     Congressman Mark Kirk, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, first, allow me to thank the Iran Working Group and its honourable…

Iran Working Group Hearing: Assessing the Human Rights Situation of Iran’s Ethnic and Religious Groups
10 Mar
6:38

Iran Working Group Hearing: Assessing the Human Rights Situation of Iran’s Ethnic and Religious Groups

Iran Working Group Hearing: Assessing the Human Rights Situation of Iran’s Ethnic and Religious Groups   Iran is home to a wide array of ethnic and religious groups that have faced systematic human rights abuses at the hands of the government.  Basic cultural rights have been denied, and members of…