A France-based organisation, the Kurdistan Human Rights Network claims that it has confirmed reports that brothers Ali and Habib Afshari have been executed. They were arrested in late 2010/early 2...

Amnesty International writes: Iranian juvenile offender, Saman Naseem, could be executed as early as 19 February 2015 for crimes allegedly committed when he was 17 years old. He was sentenced to death...

The resilience of the Kurdish people in the face of decades upon decades of oppression has awed many people around the world yet elicited no sufficient, if any, pressure from foreign governments. Livi...

  During protests to commemorate the execution-like killings of three Kurdish activists in Paris on January 9, 2013, clashes erupted in the Cizre district of Şırnak in North Kurdistan (southeas...

Recently, my friend and fellow Kurdish rights activist Firat Jacob Tas came home from a trip to Kobanê in Rojava (northern Syria) that has been the battleground for intense fighting between Kurdish a...

A Dutch journalist Frederike Geerdink has been arrested by Turkish authorities on Tuesday morning. She is widely known to have covered Kurdish-related incidents in the country. She tweeted from her pe...

Three years ago, a U.S. Predator drone spotted movement on Turkey’s border with Iraq. As part of a close collaboration between the U.S. and Turkey with the task of closely monitoring the Kurdish arm...

At least 90 students from Cukurova University have been arrested for attempting to commemorate the Roboski massacre (also referred to as Uludere massacre) in Adana on Thursday, 25th of December. Turki...