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
Category: Human Rights Organization of Kurdistan
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 Thursday lunchtime, the body of Kurdish student, Muhamad Jawad Parndakh, yet another of those who lost their lives in recent arrests, was laid to rest in Gilan Gharb in Kermanshah province.Posted in Executions, Free speech, Human Rights Organization of Kurdistan, Iran, Kurdistan, Suppression, Youth | Comments Off on HROK: Another Kurdish student becomes the victim of recent Iranian election unrest
Sarhad Chalesh from Turkish Kurdistan and Saeed Ramazan from Syrian Kurdistan were sentenced to death by the revolutionary court in the city of Khoy last month. These two activists were arrested and imprisoned two years ago on charges of membership in a Kurdish opposition group.Posted in Activism, Executions, Human Rights Organization of Kurdistan, Iran, Suppression, Trials | Comments Off on HROK: Two Kurdish dissidents to be executed by Iranian government!