Monthly Archives: June 2014

Take Action: Demand Medical Care for Kurdish Prisoner In Iran

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Amnesty International is encouraging people to take action on behalf of Zeynab Jalalian, a Kurdish prisoner who was sentenced to death by Kermanshah Revolutionary Court, a verdict that was later changed to to life in prison ”Zeynab Jalalian has had …

Posted in Call to Actions, Extrajudicial Punishment, Health, Iran, Political Prisoners, Torture, Trials | 1 Comment

Interview: Roj TV, ECHR and Wikileaks

Posted on by Naila Bozo

In July 2013, I penned a piece about the trial of the Kurdish TV-station Roj TV at the Supreme Court in Denmark and its alleged links to PKK. I wrote about the dubious grounds that the final verdict was based …

Posted in Censorship, Free speech, Media, Trials, Turkey | 1 Comment

Two Kurdish Protesters Killed By Turkish Soldiers

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Two Kurdish protesters have died of gunshot wounds sustained during fierce clashes with Turkish soldiers in the country’s southeast on Saturday, AFP writes. Three people, including two soldiers, were hospitalised after the demonstrators opened fire, hurled stones and fireworks at …

Posted in Protests, Suppression, Turkey, Violence, Youth | 1 Comment