News from KurdsStay current with all the latest and breaking news about Kurds, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 574 stories have been published about Kurds which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.
Stay current with all the latest and breaking news about Kurds, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 574 stories have been published about Kurds which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.
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Kurds · Iran
Iran jails Mahsa Amini uncle for over five years: rights groups
Iranian authorities have handed down a jail sentence of over five years to the uncle of Mahsa Amini, the young Iranian-Kurdish woman whose custody death sparked months of protests, over his anti-government views expressed during the 2022 demonstrations, rights groups said on Tuesday.See the Story
50% Left coverage: 10 sources
Channel people smugglers dealt huge blow as 'one of the most active networks'...
Exclusive: Kurdish sources have described the arrests as "big", adding some of those arrested are "big names" among the smuggling organisations.See the Story
100% Right coverage: 1 sources
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Kurds · Turkey
‘KDP can no longer silence people by killing or arresting them’
Kurdish author and activist Dr. Faiq Hamid was arrested in 2021 without any reason by units of the South Kurdistan's ruling party, KDP. He spent several months in the dungeons of the Barzani party. Hamid is 42 years old, comes from the city of Bokan in eastern Kurdistan (Iran)See the Story
Kurds · Turkey
International Delegation visits Justice Vigil activists
'International Delegation for a Solution to the Kurdish Question and Against Isolation' will be making a series of visits for two days. The delegation met with relatives of prisoners wearing white aprons with the inscription "Isolation is a crime against humanity" The members of the delegation stated that they were impressed by the struggle of the activists in the Justice Vigil.See the Story
Kurds · Turkey
Uğur Şakar who set his body on fire to protest the isolation of Öcalan commemorated
43-year-old Uğur Şakar set himself on fire in front of the courthouse in Krefeld, Germany on 20 February 2019 to protest the Turkish state’s isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan in the Imrali Island Prison in the Sea of Marmara. 64% of Şakar’s body was covered in burns, and he lost his life on 22 March in the hospital in Duisburg where he had been receiving treatment. Kurdish activists gathered at the scene of the action and paid tribute …See the Story
Kurds · Tilburg
Singer Aynur Doğan combines traditional Kurdish folk music with western influences
Aynur Doğan is a leading Kurdish singer who combines traditional Kurdish folk music with Western influences in a special way. Her albums are among the best-selling Kurdish folk albums and have been praised in both Turkish and international media. On Friday, February 23, she will perform in Concertzaal Tilburg.See the Story
Kurds · Noveleta
How do you keep a language 'alive' when it's not backed by a nation state?
Keeping a 'mother tongue' alive such as Kurdish and Assyrian is made all the more challenging when there is no officially recognised home country, according to experts.See the Story
100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Kurds · Van
24 institutions in Van demand status for Kurdish language
The People's Equality and Democracy Party (DEM Party) Van Provincial Organization, together with 24 institutions, held a press statement on Monday. The organization marched to the Language Culture and Art Research Center (ARS0SA) building. Dem Party Language and Culture Commission co-spokesperson Hemid Dilbihar said many languages are currently at risk of assimilation.See the Story