KurdishRights has produced another video supporting the Kurdish human rights. The video clearly states the situation of Kurds in Syria. It’s a direct request for Arabs to speak up for the basic Kurdish human rights. Watch it, and kindly spread …Posted in Activism, Censorship, Discrimination, Political Prisoners, Suppression, Syria, Videos | 1 Comment
Following the executions of five political activists, four of the Kurdish in Tehran on May 9th, the Kurdish communities of Turkey and Iraq have rallied to protest against the injustice. In Erbil, the capital of the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of …Posted in Executions, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Videos | 1 Comment
The following video was taken in the town of Hakkari, Turkey (Colemerg in Kurdish) on March 17, 2010. The footage shows how Turkish police forced children who were celebrating Norouz (new year) to remove Kurdish colors (red, yellow and green) …Posted in Culture, Turkey, Videos, Women, Youth | 3 Comments
Human Rights Activists News Agency reported that during yesterday’s ceremony in Sanandaj to commemorate the second anniversary of the death of Kurdish student activist Ibrahim Loft-Allahi in the Iranian regime’s custody, at least ten people were arrested. The ceremony, held …Posted in Iran, Videos | Comments Off on Iran: Mourners Arrested on the Second Anniversary of Ibrahim Loft-Allahi’s Death
RÃ©nas Miran, a Kurdish musician who produces different kinds of music, including oriental and Kurdish, saw our video animation “Stand Up for Kurdish Rights” and felt that he “had to do something”. He decided to produce his own soundtrack to …Posted in Our campaigns, Videos | 1 Comment
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
Protests broke out in the city of Agri in the mostly Kurdish region of Turkey when it was announced that 3000 votes had been voided during the elections last weekend. Supporters of the pro-Kurdish Democratic Society Party protested the discarding …Posted in Democratic Society Party, Free speech, Suppression, Turkey, Videos, Violence | Comments Off on Elections in Turkey spawn Kurdish protests as 3000 votes are voided in key city
This is an interesting excerpt from a documentary which starts by detailing the Kurdish crisis within Iraq, when Saddam was still its dictator, and then goes on to describe the history of the Kurds. Note: The beginning features disturbing images …Posted in Culture, Iraq, Videos | Tagged Iraq, Kurdish rights, Kurdistan | Comments Off on The Other Iraq: Who are the Kurds?