On 19 October, 24 PKK rebels were killed by the Turkish armed forces in the Çukurca district. Human Rights Association in Hakkari is investigating allegations of chemical weapons used against PKK rebels by Turkish armed forces. Samples from the ground have …Posted in Call to Actions, Featured, Human Rights Organization of Kurdistan, Turkey | 5 Comments
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
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
Following the tragic execution of Ehsan Fattahian, we were trying to find multiple sources on other Kurdish victims of severe oppression and crimes. This took us many days and we wanted to make the process simpler not just for us, …Posted in Activism, Executions, Featured, Political Prisoners, Prisoners of Conscience, Site info | 2 Comments
The Kurds are the largest ethnic group in the world without their own state, numbering somewhere between 25 to 35 million in population. They mostly live in a region often referred to as Kurdistan, which stretches across the borders of …Posted in Featured | Tagged Kurdish rights, Kurdistan, Kurds | Comments Off on Who are the Kurds?