Tag Archives: Kolberi

Do not leave our Kolbers alone in the winter!!

It is heartbreaking to hear the disturbing news of the fate of kolbers who disappear or are killed in the cold of winter. Recently, we saw that three Kurdish kolbers were missing in the Binar Valley, and that snow and blizzards prevented them from being searched after, which means that the plight of the Kurdish […]

Kurdish smugglers and the Iranian-Iraqi border trade full of dangers

“Kolberi” It is winter in Piranshahr, Iran. At the foot of the snow-capped mountains, a long row of dots are visible, slowly moving towards Haji Omran, a Kurdish-Iraqi border town. Dozens of men gather at a rally point, pulling heavy loads from Iranian pick-up trucks “Paykan Bar” and old blue Nissan jeeps onto their backs. […]