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Turkey: 21 Kurdish journalists arrested accused of “terrorist” activities

Turkey: 21 Kurdish journalists arrested accused of “terrorist” activitiesTuesday, 14 June, 2022 , 18:29

Ifj.org

Turkish police arrested 21 Kurdish journalists and media workers in a massive operation in the Kurdish-majority southeastern province of Diyarbakir on terrorism charges. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Turkish affiliates strongly condemn these massive arrests of journalists on groundless charges and urges for the immediate release of all of them.

Prison Sentence of Asal Mohammadi Upheld by Court of Appeals

Prison Sentence of Asal Mohammadi Upheld by Court of AppealsWednesday, 27 April, 2022 , 17:36

En-hrana.org

Branch 36 of the Court of Appeals upheld one year and eight months imprisonment sentence for Asal Mohammadi. Initially, Branch 26 of the Revolutionary Court of Tehran had convicted Mohammadi on the charges of “propaganda against the regime and assembly and collusion against national security.”

Who will protect Kurdish children from armored vehicles?

Who will protect Kurdish children from armored vehicles?Tuesday, 7 September, 2021 , 15:45

Bianet.org

Hakan, Dilek, Raşid, Berfin… The children who were hit and run over by armored vehicles and lost their lives in Turkey…

Suspect in death of Kurdish boy released in Turkey

 Suspect in death of Kurdish boy released in TurkeyTuesday, 7 September, 2021 , 15:40

Rudaw.net

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - A Turkish police officer accused in the death of a Kurdish boy, was released on Monday after giving his testimony, according to media reports.

Lawyers urge authorities to ensure treatment of jailed Kurdish politician Aysel Tuğluk

Lawyers urge authorities to ensure treatment of jailed Kurdish politician Aysel TuğlukMonday, 6 September, 2021 , 15:38

Bianet.org

Raising concerns that she is not treated in healthy conditions, the lawyers of imprisoned Kurdish politician Aysel Tuğluk have called on the authorities to issue the forensic medical report as soon as possible.

Iran must halt execution of Kurdish prisoner: UN rights experts

Iran must halt execution of Kurdish prisoner: UN rights experts Friday, 3 September, 2021 , 17:08

Un.org

The imminent execution of an Iranian Kurdish prisoner must be halted and his death sentence repealed, UN-appointed independent human rights experts said on Friday. 

‘Tell those stories’: Kurds call for torture prison to be turned into place of healing

‘Tell those stories’: Kurds call for torture prison to be turned into place of healingTuesday, 27 July, 2021 , 16:50

theguardian.com | Bethan McKernan | Sun 18 Jul 2021

Fears Turkey’s ‘culture centre’ plan for Diyarbakır military prison could whitewash history

KRG warns Turkey to stop ‘unacceptable’ deforestation

 KRG warns Turkey to stop ‘unacceptable’ deforestationTuesday, 1 June, 2021 , 18:04

Rudaw.net |  By Khazan Jangiz 

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region  The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has warned Turkey to stop “unacceptable” deforestation in the Kurdistan Region, a government spokesperson said on Monday.