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Monday, 19 October, 2020 , 17:45
nytimes.com | By Garo Paylan* | Oct. 15, 2020
Involvement in regional conflicts such as the dispute between Azerbaijan and Armenia has whipped up nationalist fervor and obliterated space for advocates of peace and democracy.
Thursday, 8 October, 2020 , 15:46
In his opinion as to the accusations, the prosecutor has demanded that journalist Ayşegül Doğan be penalized for “being a member of the organization.” Doğan was the Program Coordinator of the İMC TV, which was closed by a Statutory Decree.
Tuesday, 6 October, 2020 , 16:54
Rudaw.net | Zhelwan Z. Wali
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — A Kurdish woman who fled war in Syria received a prestigious award presented by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday for her dedication to the integration of refugee women into German society.
Tuesday, 6 October, 2020 , 16:43
At least 347 online articles in have been censored in Turkey in the last three months upon requests from Turkish authorities, companies and individuals close to the government, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in a statement released on Thursday.
Friday, 2 October, 2020 , 16:23
Friday, 4 September, 2020 , 16:48
Kurdistan24.net | Khrush Najari
ERBIL – A Kurdish political prisoner whom security forces arrested during Iran's November 2019 demonstrations has gone on a hunger strike to protest being denied furlough and discrimination at an infamous detention facility where she is held, a rights watchdog reported Wednesday.
Monday, 3 August, 2020 , 18:02
Almost 2,000 Yezidi children who have returned to their families after being held captive by the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS) are facing a physical and mental health crisis, Amnesty International warned in a new report published today.
Wednesday, 22 July, 2020 , 17:21
Hengaw: Kurdish political prisoner Hossein Osmani, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison, has received news at Urmia Central Prison that he will be executed this week.
Sunday, 19 July, 2020 , 17:00
Middleeasteye.net | Sofia Aboudari
Zahra Mohammadi, a Kurdish-language teacher in Iran’s Kurdistan province, has been given a 10-year jail sentence for ‘forming a group against national security’.
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020 , 18:50
Kurdistan24.net | Khrush Najari | July 14, 2020
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Early Tuesday, Iranian authorities carried out the death sentences of two Kurdish political prisoners who were convicted of involvement in the bombing of a military parade a decade earlier, in a trial that rights groups have widely described as “unfair.”