Sep 06, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Protest Arise Following The Killing Of Two Porters

Photo courtesy of Stefan Juergensen After two Kurdish kolbars have been killed by Iranian authorities, many people have closed their shops and went onto the streets to protest the killings in the Kurdish city of Baneh. Kolbars – porters carrying goods across the border from Iraqi Kurdistan to Kurdish provinces in Iran – are frequently being killed by Iranian security forces. The work...

Sep 06, 2017

Iranian Kurdistan: Protest Arise Following The...

Photo courtesy of Stefan Juergensen After two Kurdish kolbars have been killed by Iranian authorities, many people have closed their shops and went onto the streets to protest the killings in the Kurdish...

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Sep 06, 2017

Assyria: School In Western Sydney Preserves The...

Photo courtesy of Siobhan Hegarty   The Assyrian primary school St Hurmizd offers classes to more than 700 students with an Assyrian background, many of which from refugee families. The diverse...

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Sep 05, 2017

East Turkestan: HRW Urges UN Agencies to Resist...

Photo Courtesy of HRW    In a report published on 5 September 2017, Human Rights Watch (HRW) calls UN bodies to oppose and condemn Beijing’s vigorous harassment of independent activists...

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Sep 05, 2017

Barotseland: Don’t Forget Afumba Mombotwa

Photo Courtesy of Zambian Watchdog    On 1 September 2017, the Zambian Watchdog published an article in memory of Barotseland independence activist Afumba Mombotwa, languishing in Luwingu state...

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Sep 04, 2017

Ahwazi Arabs: Abduction of Yousef Silavi in Iran...

Photo Courtesy of Al Arabiya Yousef Silavi is one of the many forcefully disappeared Ahwazi Arabs that are remembered on the annual International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances. Despite the...

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Sep 01, 2017

Kabylia: National Kabyle Flag Ripped By Algerian...

Photo courtesy of Siwel   Between last Sunday night and Monday morning [27-28 August 2017], a patrol of the Algerian gendarmerie – the national rural police force – reached Lemsella,...

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Sep 01, 2017

Southern Azerbaijan: Activist Freed After Months...

Photo courtesy of HRA News   Last Monday [28 August 2017], Azeri human rights activist Habib Sasanian was released on bail in Iran after more than a year of detention. During his time in Tabriz...

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Aug 31, 2017

Khmer Krom: Long Awaited ID Cards To Be Discu...

Photo courtesy of Chor Sokunthea ID Cards for Khmer Krom living in Cambodia are finally to be discussed with the Interior Minister, Sar Kheng. Local NGOs are planning to set up a meeting with the...

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