Human Rights Watch released a report yesterday documenting that the Syrian authorities continue to arrest, try, and harass political and human rights activists. Amidst increasing calls in Western coun...

Human Rights Watch last week called on Iranian authorities to grant three political prisoners access to much-needed proper medical attention. They are being held in the notorious Evin Prison, a securi...

From Amnesty International: A Kurdish boy, believed to be 16 or 17 years old at the time of execution, was executed in Iran on Tuesday. Mohammad Hassanzadeh was hanged in Sanandaj prison following his...

Report by Owen Bowcott from the Guardian UK: Families seek redress for Turkish incursions Raids on Kurds blamed for deaths and damage in Iraq British lawyers take cases to human rights court British l...

IFEX – News from the international freedom of expression community ALERT – TURKEY 6 June 2008 Three members of children’s choir face charges of “making propaganda for a terrori...

Kurdish Media reports on recent statements from members of Iraqi Parliament: London (KurdishMedia.com) 05 June 2008: As the result of the Turkish and Iranian bombardments for the last two years, 450 s...

From the Agence France-Presse (AFP): SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq — Iranian shelling of five villages in Iraqi Kurdistan close to the border wounded at least two civilians Wednesday, a security official t...

From the Turkish Daily News: Tens of thousands of people gathered yesterday in Kadiköy district on Istanbul’s Anatolian side demanding a “peaceful solution” to the Kurdish problem...