Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike for 19 days
Human Rights

Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike for 19 days

For the past 19 days, Kurdish political prisoners in the prison of Urmia (also spelled Orumiyeh) in Iranian Kurdistan have been on hunger strike. They…

Branch of CNFI established in the United States
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Branch of CNFI established in the United States

The Congress of Nationalities for a Federal Iran (CNFI) was established in 2005 in order to facilitate cooperation between political organizations struggling for democracy, secularism…

Kurdish political prisoner with cancer denied health care by Iranian authorities
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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
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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…