Monthly Archives: February 2011

Silencing Everyone in the Middle East out of Hate for One

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

“No friends but the mountains,” is the old Kurdish proverb that seems unable to be shaken off in Kurdish circles around the world. Perhaps it is so because there is more than what meets the eye, or the ears, when …

Posted in Discrimination, Executions, Iran, Media, Suppression, Syria, Turkey, WMD | 1 Comment

Campaign and petition to support imprisoned Kurdish rights activist for Nobel Peace Prize

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Organizations and individuals are asking for support for the nomination of the imprisoned founder of the Human Rights Organization of Kurdistan (HROK), Mr. Mohammad Sadegh Kaboudvand, for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. Kurdish rights activist and journalist, Mr. Mohammad Sadegh …

Posted in Call to Actions, Campaigns, Human Rights Organization of Kurdistan, Iran, Journalists, Petition, Political Prisoners, Prisoners of Conscience | 12 Comments

Kurds criticize Turkish government’s silence on mass graves

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

A report from the Turkish daily, Hurriyet, regarding reactions to the recently discovered mass graves in the Kurdish regions of Turkey: ISTANBUL – Daily News with wires – Thousands of people marched Wednesday in eastern Turkey to protest what they …

Posted in Extrajudicial Punishment, Mass Graves, Turkey | 1 Comment

Execution rate in Iran alarms UN; Execution of Kurds systematic

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed concern over what the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran is calling an ‘execution binge’ taking place in Iran. A number of reports have indicated that since the start of …

Posted in Executions, Featured, Iran, Political Prisoners, Prisoners of Conscience, Suppression, Torture, United Nations, Violence | 3 Comments