Tag Archives: IKHRW

The letter of the Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW) to the members of the European Parliament (MEP)

Representatives of the European Parliament – Brussels   According to the news published in various media, on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, the headquarters of the European Parliament will host various political groups opposed to the Islamic Republic. This meeting will be held with the presence of almost all the opponents of the Islamic Republic and […]

Syrian Kurdish children are not the only children who are recruited as child soldiers by PKK-affiliated organizations

Kidnapping of minors and deception of young people in all countries with Kurdish minority and the presence of PKK-affiliated organizations continue. This happens regularly in Iranian Kurdistan, where Iranian Kurdish teenagers are influenced and tricked both through social media platforms and by local operators who deliberately target them to later move to the Qandil region […]

Setareh Zadhesh’s escape from PJAK

Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch, after following the fate of Setareh Zadhesh for several years, found out that she managed to escape from PJAK. Setareh Zadhesh’s escape from PJAK in an interview with IKHRW reporter and the story that lasted seven years among PJAK militias: The star told her story like this: I was almost […]

Hossein Rahmati was found after 15 years

Hossein Rahmati was injured by the attacks of Turkish army jets in Mount Asos and died due to the severity of his injuries. Hossein Rahmati, with the organizational code of Sirvan Sine, is a former member of the PJAK militia, who was injured by the attacks of the Turkish army fighters in Mount Asos on […]

IKHRW Statement – Behzad Mahmoudi

A few days ago, a video went viral of man burning himself in Iraqi Kurdistan, in front of the UN’s head office in Erbil. Iranian Human Rights Watch followed up on the case of Behzad Mahmoudi, and clarified the details surrounding his stay in Iraqi Kurdistan, the reason he had left his home country Iran, […]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran must follow the fate of Iranians in the PKK / PJAK

In line with its responsibilities to defend human rights, the Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW), focusing on cases of violations by violent and armed Kurdish groups, especially the PKK / PJAK, considers it necessary to criticize the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and urges the Ministry to pursue the fate of dozens of Iranian […]

Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW) warns Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government officials

Numerous reports published in News Agencies confirm the escalating tensions between the Kurdistan Regional Goverment (KRG) and the PKK militias and reports from the KRG indicate that Turkey is seriously restricting the PKK in the region with the cooperation of the Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). On the other hand, we have been informed by […]