From the online newspaper, Yeni Ozgur Politika, translated by Rasti: The identities of two of the eight people [Kurds] who had been taken by Bolu Brigade [Turkish counter-guerilla forces] from their h...

European Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC) April 11, 2008 Leyla Zana, a well know political spokesperson for the Kurds in Turkey has been sentenced to two years imprisonment by a Turkish Court in the so...

Hold Accountable Those Responsible for Unlawful Killings Human Rights Watch (New York, March 24, 2008) said Syrian authorities should seek an independent investigation into the March 20 shootings by s...

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL LONDON AI Index: EUR 44/007/2008 Fifteen-year-old Cuneyt Ertus was arrested by police after Newroz (New Year) demonstrations on the 22nd of March in the south-eastern city of Hak...

In the largest Kurdish city, Diyarbakir (or Amed, in Kurdish), reports say that over 1 million people gathered to listen to the music, dance, and hear speeches from the local Kurdish politicians. Pict...

On Tuesday, March 25th, 2008, the Islamic Republic’s revolutionary court sentenced 7 Kurdish detainees to 3 years imprisonment in the city of Baneh, located in the Iranian Kurdistan region, for ...

Dear friends and supporters of peace, For as long as anyone can remember, the Kurdish people have been abused and denied basic human rights by oppressive governments who seek to eradicate the Kurdish ...

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, wh...