In a statement, PDKI calls on Kurdish political prisoner Mohammad Nazari, who has been imprisoned in Iran for 24 years without furlough, to end his hunger strike.
PDKI’s issued a statement on a possible attack by Iraqi Shia militias backed by Iranian terrorist Islamic Revolutionary Guard Forces on PDKI’s base in KoyaSanjaq.
A PDKI delegation consisting of Dr. Ali Abdelzadeh, Iranian Kurdistan’s representative to the UNPO, and Kawa Ahangari, PDKI’s representative in Belgium, attended the XXV Session of the UNPO Presidency, which took place on 14-15 October in Brussels.
Yesterday September 25, an Urban PDKI Peshmerga unit in Piranshar clashed with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
The Kurdish nation in eastern (Iranian) Kurdistan turned out in the thousands to express solidarity with southern (Iraqi) Kurdistan’s historic independence referendum. The people of eastern Kurdistan headed PDKI’s call for public demonstrations in support of the Kurdish nation’s right to self-determination.
Today, September 15, PDKI organized a rally in support of Southern Kurdistan’s independence referendum in one of its bases outside of Hawler (Erbil), the capital of southern (Iraqi) Kurdistan.
Iran’s latest threats against PDKI come against the backdrop of southern (Iraqi) Kurdistan’s planned independence referendum and PDKI’s support for it. The latest threat was issued by Ali Shamkhani, head of the Iranian Islamist regime’s security council. PDKI leader Mustafa Hijri said in an interview that the party’s Peshmerga Forces are ready to repel any attack by Iran.
Mustafa Hijri, the leader of PDKI, visited the PDK’s Peshmerga Forces in the Zagros Mountains. In a speech, he praised the Peshmerga Forces for their determination in fighting for the liberation of the Kurdish nation, as well as for freedom, democracy and gender equality.
Since PDKI embarked on a new phase in its liberation struggle in 2015, the Iranian regime has responded by militarizing eastern (Iranian) Kurdistan. In particular, Iran has massed thousands of troops along the border with southern (Iraqi) Kurdistan in close proximity to the PDKI’s Peshmerga Forces. Iranian officials have threatened to attack them.
Iran-Based Hackers Created Network of Fake LinkedIn,,Facebook (two accounts),WordPress,Twitter,Blogger,Instagram Profiles
Hackers believed to be working for the Iranian government have impersonated a young female photographer on social media for more than a year, luring men working in industries strategically important to Tehran's regional adversaries, according to research published Thursday.
The Iraqi Kurdish parties expect to engage in armed clashes with the Iran’s hard-line Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in the Islamic Republic’s Kurdish-majority province of Kermanshah, reports Ryan Mauro, a national security analyst at the Clarion Project and professor of counterterrorism at Liberty University.
According to a statement of the congress of Nationalities for a Federal Iran, change of the Islamic Republic of Iranian regime is the only way for the liberation from war and terrorism.
Revolutionary Guards Pressured Judiciary for Harsh Sentences Civil rights advocate Aso Rostami—whose initial mass trial with three other activists lasted “barely 10 minutes”
Clashes broke out between Kurdish rebels and Iranian forces outside of the town of Mariwan during the 71th anniversary of the creation of the Republic of Kurdistan on Friday.
Political prisoner Mohammad Nazari, imprisoned in Tehran for the past 23 years, has told the Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that even though his prison warden sent a letter on his behalf, the Judiciary has denied his urgent request for medical furlough (temporary leave), claiming they have “lost” his case files.
The authorities severely curtailed the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly, arresting and imprisoning journalists, human rights defenders, trade unionists and others who voiced dissent, on vague and overly broad charges. Torture and other ill-treatment of detainees remained common and was committed with impunity; prison conditions were harsh. Unfair trials continued, in some cases resulting in death sentences. Women and members of ethnic and religious minorities faced pervasive discrimination in law and in practice. The authorities carried out cruel punishments, including blinding, amputation and floggings. Courts imposed death sentences for a range of crimes; many prisoners, including at least four juvenile offenders, were executed.
In the last few days, at least 26 people, including two women, were reportedly executed in various Iranian prisons.
TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s ex-president Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, an influential figure in the theocratic government for nearly three decades, died Sunday aged 82 because of a cardiac arrest, Iran state TV announced.
Non Persian Iran - Persians are at best a feeble majority, possibly as small as 51 percent of the total population.
When most people think of Iran, they think “Death to America,” terrorists and turbans, evil-looking beards and missiles rising from bright, arid canyons. If they think further,
TEHRAN, Iran – In the first five days of 2017, Iran had already executed at least eight people,
"Iran is an evil regime... There is no freedom of religion. Human rights violations are extraordinary."
It has been proven time and again that evil prevails if the good remain quiet. We have witnessed this so atrociously in the brutality of Aleppo. But the first step in bringing stability to Syria, is to bring justice to Iran.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan24) – The Kurdistan Region Security Council’s (KRSC) police forces (Asayish) on Monday announced the arrest of two suspects linked to the explosion at the Kurdistan Democratic Party-Iran (KDP) headquarters.
KDP-I Peshmerga carrying the coffin of a fellow fighter who was killed by a twin bombing which targeted their party’s headquarters in Koya, 70 kilometers east of Erbil.
Peshmerga fighters from the Kurdistan Democratic Party-Iran (PDK) show respect to the fallen Peshmergas killed in Tuesday bombings in Koya, 70 km east of Erbil. Photo: Rudaw
Khalid Azizi leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran (KDP-I) speaks to reporters at the burial ceremony of five of his fighters who were killed when a twin bomb attack targeted his party's office in Koya. Photo: Rudaw video