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First Anniversary of the Jin Jiyan Azadî/Women – Life – Freedom Revolution

On September 16, 2022, Kurdish woman Jîna (Mahsa) Amini was tortured and murdered by the forces of the Iranian regime. After this abhorrent act, a women-led demonstrations broke out across eastern Kurdistan and throughout Iran, with the slogan “Jin – Jiyan – Azadî”, meaning “Women – Life – Freedom” in Kurdish, emerging as the rallying…

NATO Approves Erdoğan’s Genocidal Strategy on the 100th Anniversary of the Treaty of Lausanne

At the 2023 NATO Summit in Lithuania, world leaders accepted the demands of authoritarian Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, transforming the event into a high-level diplomatic session sanctioning the oppression of the Kurdish people and promising continued bloodshed and displacement throughout Kurdistan. Before the summit, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson…

Urgent Call to UNHCR to stop Iraqi Army’s aggression against the Kurdish refugees in Makhmour

Mr. Filippo Grande United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees E-Mail: hqpi00@unhcr.org Twitter: @FilippoGrandi or @Refugees   Urgent Call to UNHCR to stop Iraqi Army’s aggression against the Kurdish refugees in Makhmour This morning the Iraqi Armed Forces surrounded the UNHCR Makhmour (Mexmur) Refugee Camp with tens of armoured vehicles, special forces and police personnel, and…