Kurdish political prisoner with cancer denied health care by Iranian authorities
Human Rights

Kurdish political prisoner with cancer denied health care by Iranian authorities

Kurdish political prisoner Afshin Sohrabzadeh was denied medical care by Iranian prison authorities for two years in spite of suffering from gastrointestinal bleeding. After collapsing…

Family members of Kurdish activists under pressure by Iranian authorities
Human Rights

Family members of Kurdish activists under pressure by Iranian authorities

A frequent method that Iranian authorities, especially the intelligence agency Ettelaat, resorts to in preventing Kurds from organizing themselves is to target family members of…

230 Kurds arrested following demonstrations in support of Kobane
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230 Kurds arrested following demonstrations in support of Kobane

According to Kurdistan Press Agency, 230 Kurds have been arrested in various cities in Iranian Kurdistan for having taken part in demonstrations in support of…

TEV-DEM and ENKS from Syrian Kurdistan Visited PDKI
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TEV-DEM and ENKS from Syrian Kurdistan Visited PDKI

On October 26, a joint delegation representing TEV-DEM and ENKS from Syrian Kurdistan visited the PDKI’s headquarters to discuss recent progress made with respect to…

Iran Airdrops Arms to the Islamic State in Iraq
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Iran Airdrops Arms to the Islamic State in Iraq

Hewal Press, a news outlet in Iraqi Kurdistan, reported on October 26 that Iran has airdropped arms to Islamic State (IS) in Jalawla and other…

PDKI and Komala reject claims of having negotiated with Iran
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PDKI and Komala reject claims of having negotiated with Iran

On October 7, 2014, Iranian intelligence minister Mahmoud Alawi appeared before the parliament and claimed that his ministry had negotiated with the Democratic Party of…

Four Kurds arrested in Paveh by Iran’s intelligence agency
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Four Kurds arrested in Paveh by Iran’s intelligence agency

According to Kurdistan Press agency, four Kurds in the city of Paveh have been arrested by Iran’s intelligence agency. They arrested men have been accused…