Tag : iran

Iranian regime lobbyists in Canada defeated, Bill S-219 is voted to be debated in the Senate Chamber
31 Mar
9:06

Iranian regime lobbyists in Canada defeated, Bill S-219 is voted to be debated in the Senate Chamber

TORONTO, Canada – A Canadian senator has urged his colleagues to abandon a proposed bill that would impose sanctions on Iran, saying that the draft does not fulfil its stated aim “to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and human rights violations”. But on Wednesday, the Standing Senate Committee on…

Contact Canadian Senators to vote for Act to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and human rights violations during their session on Wednesday
28 Mar
12:27

Contact Canadian Senators to vote for Act to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and human rights violations during their session on Wednesday

Non-Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran Act An Act to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and human rights violations Canada’s Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade is expected to vote on Bill S-219: Non-Nuclear Sanctions Against Iran Act, an Act to deter Iran-sponsored terrorism, incitement to hatred, and…

PDKI Deputy Leader: We have always been fighting against the Islamic Republic.
11 Jul
2:51

PDKI Deputy Leader: We have always been fighting against the Islamic Republic.

If we wait to see unity, a ripe situation & all met means to continue our struggle in #Rojhelat it means never #Iran pic.twitter.com/dG0cj4RHHQ — Sharif Behruz (@sharif_behruz) July 11, 2016

Saudi prince in push for Iran regime change at Paris opposition conference
09 Jul
2:58

Saudi prince in push for Iran regime change at Paris opposition conference

0    News  SHARIF BEHRUZ

Gulf News Report 20:23 July 9, 2016 Dubai: Thousands of Iranian opposition activists descended on the French capital on Saturday to attend one of the biggest anti-regime rallies organised by the Paris-based opposition National Council for Resistance in Iran (NCRI). The NCRI, one of the two exiled Iranian opposition groups,…

UNPO Roundly Condemns Iranian Military Aggression and Shelling of Civilian Villages in Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan
08 Jul
3:06

UNPO Roundly Condemns Iranian Military Aggression and Shelling of Civilian Villages in Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan

UNPO Brussels, 8 July 2016 – The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) strongly condemns Iran’s increasing military aggressions in Iranian and Iraqi Kurdistan. After 15 June 2016, the situation in this region has been spiralling out of control as Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have started shelling civilian villages…

Continued clashes between PDKI Peshmerga and IRGC Terror Group, Two Peshmergas Martyred
08 Jul
3:02

Continued clashes between PDKI Peshmerga and IRGC Terror Group, Two Peshmergas Martyred

PDKI Following ten days of clashes in the Sawlawa region of Mariwan, clashes continued on Tuesday in the village of Boriar. Two of our brave Peshmergas, Kawa Jawanmard and Sarkawt Samadi, fought a large force of Iran’s Islamic revolutionary guards, armed with heavy artillery. Following a heroic battle that lasted…

At Last, Change of Course, in Midst of Setback
30 Oct
1:47

At Last, Change of Course, in Midst of Setback

This commentary first appeared in Iran Roundtable and was prepared to add some more insight to a short interview with BBC World Service Newsday Program.  Below is also the interview: The first death in action of an American soldier in Iraq since 2011 has refocused attention on the role of…

Iran hangs another Kurdish political prisoner in August
26 Aug
10:09

Iran hangs another Kurdish political prisoner in August

Behrouz Alkhani’s execution order was carried out early Wednesday morning, August 26 in the central prison of Wurme, where he was held. On August 9, Sirwan Nejavi, another Kurdish political prisoner was executed in Tabriz Prison following three years of incommunicado. Since Iranian officials warned of retaliation against heightened Kurdish…

Acid Attack on Women in Eastern Kurdistan
21 Aug
7:27

Acid Attack on Women in Eastern Kurdistan

So far, four women have fallen victim to vicious acid attacks by religious zealots and morality plain clothes agents in Kurdistan. Clerics and security officials often publicly call for stricter enforcement measures to restrict inappropriately worn headscarves by women, which often result in mass arrests, harassments and public humiliations. Assailants are the…

Human Rights Organizations Condemn the Destruction of Sunni only Place of Worship in Tehran
13 Aug
5:08

Human Rights Organizations Condemn the Destruction of Sunni only Place of Worship in Tehran

The government of the IRI has been in place for over three decades, but Sunni citizens still have no mosques in Tehran in which to worship. A few days before the attack, Rouhani stated that “Sunni and Shiite are all brothers, we are all equal”! It is estimated that there…

Rouhani visits East Kurdistan’s Sina city empty-handed
08 Aug
4:24

Rouhani visits East Kurdistan’s Sina city empty-handed

At an empty football stadium, in a public speech, Rouhani said Iran had strong ethnic equality! It was Rouhani’s own government who claimed it could find no qualified Kurdish candidates for any of the important posts, including the governorship. Rouhani also claimed that “Sunni and Shiite are all brothers, we are…

Landmines in Kurdistan still take Innocent Lives
08 Aug
4:18

Landmines in Kurdistan still take Innocent Lives

There are more than 20 million left-over mines in the provinces of Ilam, Kurdistan, Kirmashan, Wurme and Ahwaz. more than 2,200 hectares of land in Eastern Kurdistan are laid with deadly landmines by the Iranian government. Iran is the second-most mine-polluted country in the world. on average three people die…

While Iran spends on nukes, people complain of lack of medical resources
07 Aug
4:14

While Iran spends on nukes, people complain of lack of medical resources

Kurdpa: Recently the medical facilities in the city of Sardasht in Wurme (Wast Azarbijan) Province have been experiencing shortages in medical supplies, especially for pregnant woman. Patients have turned to nearby cities for treatment as hospital officials in their hometown have refused admission. According to the relatives of the affected…

June 12, World Day Against Child Labour: Child Labor in Iran, Report
12 Jun
7:03

June 12, World Day Against Child Labour: Child Labor in Iran, Report

This report was originally published in May 31, 2014 about the state of Child Labor in Iran.  This is a snapshot of the state of child labor in Iran; however, the situation of children in the Kurdish areas of Iran and other deprived areas of Iran are much worse. The…

Iranian Canadians Rally Against the Celebration of Khomeini in Richmond Hill, Ontario
03 Jun
3:08

Iranian Canadians Rally Against the Celebration of Khomeini in Richmond Hill, Ontario

Kurdpa: Hundreds rallied together against the 26th anniversary celebration of the brutal dictator, Mousavi Khomeini, the founder of Islamic Republic of Iran. On May 31, the Muslim community in Richmond Hill held a memorial at the Islamic Society of York Region to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the death of…