Today and in the next two Fridays (June 3rd and June 10) Kurds and supporters of Kurdish human rights will work to raise awareness about the repression of Kurdish identity in Turkey on the social networking site twitter. The campaign, …Posted in Call to Actions, Campaigns, Suppression, Turkey | Comments Off on New Twitter campaign to raise awareness about Kurdish rights in Turkey
The Kurds of Turkey have started a “sit-in” protest against the Turkish government’s lack of interest and seriousness in solving the Kurdish issue. The Kurds, who make up 20-25 percent of Turkey’s population, demand to have public education in their …Posted in Activism, Campaigns, Discrimination, Free speech, Kurdistan, Political Prisoners, Suppression, Turkey, Violence | Comments Off on Civil Disobedience is responded with assault in Turkey
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
On March 16th, supporters of Kurdish and human rights will come together to commemorate the anniversary of the Halabja poison gas attack, which was carried out by Iraqi forces against Kurdish civilians in the Iraqi town of Halabja in March …Posted in Campaigns, Featured, Genocide, Illustrations, Iraq | 5 Comments
The Kurdish struggle is by far one of the most underrepresented ones in the Middle East, but systematic abuse against the Kurdish minority remains to this day. Our animated video below outlines the issue in 55 seconds. Imagine.Posted in Activism, Campaigns, Featured, Videos | 1 Comment
Campaign in Support of Kurdish Political Prisoners Launched by Women of Azarmehr – Due to the recent assassinations of prominent Islamic Regime Agents in the Iranian Kurdistan, and in particular in the city of Sanandaj the government has imposed an …Posted in Campaigns, Executions, Iran, Political Prisoners, Suppression | 3 Comments
Appeal to Save Kurdish Social Activist from Death Sentence: Write to Iranian leaders to stop the execution of Farzad Kamangar, a 32 year old Kurdish teacher and social activist, sentenced to death following an unfair trial. Cut and paste the …Posted in Activism, Call to Actions, Campaigns, Executions, Iran | Tagged execution, Farzad Kamangar, Iran, Kurdish activist, social justice | 2 Comments
Dear friends and supporters of peace, For as long as anyone can remember, the Kurdish people have been abused and denied basic human rights by oppressive governments who seek to eradicate the Kurdish identity from the Middle East. Just yesterday …Posted in Activism, Campaigns, Free speech, Our campaigns | Tagged Kurdish rights, Kurdistan, Kurds | Comments Off on Our Campaign to Revamp This Site, Please Help!