Tag : Kurdistan

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…

No fans of #Assad, #Syria’s #Kurds distrust uprising
18 Apr
5:43

No fans of #Assad, #Syria’s #Kurds distrust uprising

0    News  SHARIF BEHRUZ

By ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s Kurds, who have long complained of discrimination under President Bashar Assad, would seem a natural fit to join the revolt against his rule. Instead, they are growing increasingly distrustful of an opposition they see as no more likely to grant them…

Syrian Kurdish Cards
21 Mar
5:31

Syrian Kurdish Cards

0    News  SHARIF BEHRUZ

by Denise Natali | published March 20, 2012 Upheaval in Syria has given Kurdish groups new opportunities to advance their nationalist agendas while serving as proxies for neighboring states. In Turkey, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party or PKK has taken advantage of the rift between the regime of Bashar al-Asad and the Turkish…

Kurdish Opposition of Syria speaks up
20 Feb
10:16

Kurdish Opposition of Syria speaks up

“At the Palace of Westminster, leading Kurd figures call for a “united front” against the Assad regime.” Key points from the report: -“there can be no alternative regime until the opposition is united”. -Syrian National Council (SNC) — the most internationally recognized opposition body — does not recognize Kurdish national rights ”…

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…

Turkey still has a long way to go to meet EU's accession criteria
26 Oct
7:29

Turkey still has a long way to go to meet EU's accession criteria

By Sharif Behruz October 26, 2010 Members of European Parliament on Monday welcomed recent Turkish constitutional reforms, describing them as a step forward, while stressing that much remains to be done to ensure full respect for human rights. The biggest concerns discussed at a public hearing in Parliament were the…

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 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.

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…