Nationalinterest.org by Ala Riani Rezan Labady
Protests in the wake of Jina Mahsa Amini’s murder are not simply driven by compulsory hijab, but by the Islamic Republic’s decades of repression in Iranian Kurdistan.
Theguardian.com | Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent
At first, the killing of Mahsa Amini by the morality police triggered protests only among a minority – but anger with the regime soon spread
Washingtonpost.com | By Mustafa Salim
BAGHDAD — Iran carried out deadly cross-border attacks Wednesday in northern Iraq, targeting the headquarters of three Iranian Kurdish opposition parties who support the ongoing demonstrations inside Iran.
The death of a young Iranian Kurdish woman in police custody has set off an intense wave of protests over the past 10 days and ignited a fury in the country’s Kurdish minority community.
Nytimes.com | By Vivian Yee and Farnaz Fassihi
Women have been casting off their legally required head scarves, forming the primary image of the protests. But grievances against a repressive regime go far beyond the hijab.
Nytimes.com | By Jane Arraf and Farnaz Fassihi
The protests that have swept Iran following the death of a woman in police custody have been especially intense in the country’s minority Kurdish population.
Al-monitor.com | Amberin ZAMAN
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The "brutal" quashing of Kurdishness in Turkey continues to be state policy — even in entertainment.
washingtonpost.com | By Louisa Loveluck | July 20, 2022
BAGHDAD — At least eight Iraqis were killed Wednesday in the country’s northern Kurdistan region after Turkish artillery strikes hit a crowded tourist resort, officials said.
SOHR exclusive | Areas controlled by Turkish-backed factions have become a hotbed for drug producers, traders, promoters, traffickers and abusers.
Dagens Nyether | Marit Sundberg