Tag : iran

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…

Attacks in Kurdistan Are Government Orchestrated, Analysts Believe
11 Oct
8:45

Attacks in Kurdistan Are Government Orchestrated, Analysts Believe

8 October 2010 (Medya News) Following the deadly raid on a security convey in the Kurdish city of Sanandaj in western Iran which killed 5 and injured many more, the revolutionary guards have once again, apparently, killed the perpetrators of the attack without reference to their identity or origin. “Two of the main…

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.

Weekly Human Rights Violations Report in Iranian Kurdistan, September 4, 2010
09 Sep
12:14

Weekly Human Rights Violations Report in Iranian Kurdistan, September 4, 2010

September 4, 2010 Prepared by Kaweh Javanmard Translated from Farsi into English by pdki.org staff writer Human rights violations In Iran by the fundamentalist Islamic Republic regime has reached a level that even the most ardent regime institutions have fed up with level of violation of people’s rights, and added…

30 Years of Massacres and Political Executions in Kurdistan, Iran
28 Aug
9:47

30 Years of Massacres and Political Executions in Kurdistan, Iran

In his blog titled *Neither My Type or that of Yours, writer Shahabaddin Sheikhi reviews the history of executions and massacres of the Kurdish population in Iran post 1979 Islamic Revolution. [*the title of the blog is a direct translation. The name of the blog in Persian is “Na Az…

What to do with Iran?
05 Mar
12:31

What to do with Iran?

What to do about Iran is a puzzling question in the minds of many who have a vested interest in this country and its people.  Though, there are no wrong or right answers to this questions, my colleague, Loghman H. Ahmedi has drafted a brief analysis of all possible answers…

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…