Category: Discrimination

Continuation of Human Rights Violations Against Kurds In Iran

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Human beings are members of a whole, In creation of one essence and soul. If one member is afflicted with pain, Other members uneasy will remain. Hassan Rouhani took the office of president this Saturday and it appears he did …

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Fatwa Announced from Mosques to Kill Kurds in Rojava, Say Survivors of Massacre

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Three of the families who fled to the desert to survive the massacre committed by Al-Nusra and FSA militants in the Tel Aran and Tel Hasil districts of Aleppo arrived in Afrin. Out of the 3 families that consisted of …

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Kurdish Boy Sentenced to Life in Prison Twice Despite Contradictory Age Reports

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Suat Bahadır’s age has been increased in a report from the Istanbul Institute of Forensic Medicine (ATK) from 15 to 22 years and he has been given aggravated life imprisonment twice on charges of “killing someone deliberately due to the …

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Another Man Dies of Self-Immolation in Iran

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

According to HRANA, a 22-year-old follower of the religion Yârsân set himself on fire in front of the Islamic Parliament on Saturday to protest the lack of action following the self-immolation and the treatment of other members of the religion …

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Boarding Schools in Turkey: Sexual Violence Against Kurdish Children

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Lawyer Reyhan Yalçındağ called for standing in solidarity with C.A. who has been sexually assaulted by his teacher at a dormitory in the Kurdish district of Mîdyad. The family members of C.A. have also been threatened to withdraw the lawsuit …

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Drones over Kurdistan

Posted on by Naila Bozo

I live in Denmark. When I see a drone, it does not scare me because it is on TV. It reminds me of Star Wars. The drone is nothing more but a toy, a movie prop. My people live in …

Posted in Discrimination, Terror, Turkey | 2 Comments

Doubly Disenfranchised: Kurds in Syria’s “Arab Spring”

Posted on by Tasbeeh Herwees

In August 2011, Samir Nashar, the President of the Secretariat General of the Damascus Declaration Alliance, told KurdWatch, “We accuse the Kurdish parties of not effectively participating in the Syrian revolution… It seems that these parties continue to bet on …

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In Memory of Shawaneh Ghaderi: Killed 8 years ago by Iranian government

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

8 years ago today, a Kurdish activist went to the central square in the Kurdish city of Mehabad to join other students in commemoration of the 1999 student protests in Tehran that were violently repressed by the Iranian government. The name …

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