Category: Executions

Kurdish Prisoner Executed; Family Wasn’t Notified

Posted on by Tasbeeh Herwees

Shirkoo Moarefi, a Kurdish civil rights activist incarcerated in Iran’s Saghez Prison, was executed on Monday. Neither his family nor his lawyers were given prior notice, as is demanded by the law, that his death sentence was to be carried …

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Kurdish Political Prisoner Executed In Iran; Two Others Sentenced to Death

Posted on by Tasbeeh Herwees

An Iranian Kurdish political prisoner was executed in the early morning hours of October 26th. Habibollah Golparipour, 29, had spent the last four years of his life in prison, where he was subject to the abusive treatment and torturous practices of …

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Witnesses speak about the Massacre in Aleppo

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

The survivors of the Tel Aran and Tel Hasel massacres in Aleppo told about the savagery of the acts of terror committed by the Al-Qaeda militants, Firat News Agency (ANF) reported. The Kurdish massacre committed by the Al-Qaeda militants that …

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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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The Words of Farzad Kamanger

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

On May 9, 2010 five political prisoners were executed in Iran, all sentenced with “enmity against God.” Four of them were Kurds: Farzad Kamanger, Shirin Alam Hooli, Ali Heydarian and Farhad Vakili. They fought for the rights of the Kurdish …

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Human Bones Found in Kurdish Cities in Turkey

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Kurdistan is a region whose residents have not had the right to choose a long life with natural death for decades. Kurds have been exposed to numerous crimes against humanity ever since Kurdistan, their country, was divided into four parts …

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Justice key to Kurdish peace process

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Human Rights Watch has released a video that calls attention to the state killings and disappearances of Kurdish civilians in the 1990s committed by Turkey. It highlights the importance for immediate action to be taken in regard to the torture, …

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15 December: Three Kurds Executed in Iran

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Urmia Prison, West Azerbaijan Province of Iran: On Friday 15 December three Kurds were summarily executed in Urmia prison, among them Gafur Mirza, who’s father was executed last year. Part of Gafur’s last words were allegedly: “My only fault is …

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