Tag Archives: women

A shocking report from the mountains of Kurdistan; How Kolbar women suffer

Arasteh, a woman, has been kolbarring (illegally carrying goods from the border) with her husband for the last four years. She looks like a 50-year-old woman, but as she herself says that she is under 40. Arasteh only goes kolbarring twice a week. She is not able to continue any more. Mrs. Arasteh suffers from […]

Women and children; main victims of terrorism in the Middle East

The Kurdish regions in the Middle East have been in war and violence for years, while women and children have been and are main victims. Many victims are women and children due to their high vulnerability in war and violent acts. Women and girls are sexually raped and abused, children are recruited as soldiers. All […]

Turkish-affiliated terrorist groups kidnap women and girls in Afrin

According to the Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW) and the “Afrin Missing Women Organization”, in its December 2020 report [1], the new statistics on the abduction of Afrin women and girls by terrorist groups affiliated with Turkey are high. According to this report, 128 young women and girls have been kidnapped by Turkish-affiliated terrorist […]

Why doesn’t PJAK deliver Kamrani’s corpse to his family?

According to the Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch, the PKK-affiliated Euphrates News Agency published a report on August 31, 2018, in which PKK forces were killed in a bombing raid by the Turkish army on August 2, 2018, on the outskirts of Shirnak, South-East Turkey. One of the Iranian forces killed in this attack was […]

Dutch journalist: “I threw away YPG gifts”

Michael Arizanti, a Dutch journalist active in the Kurdish field, assesses the situation of the Kurds under PKK-controlled Norgthern Syria while saying that when he met the group in northern Syria, he did not think he was facing a dreadful group, and gradually realized this fact. “We are cleaning for Christmas right now. Found an […]

Human rights activists protest PJAK crimes against women

According to the Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW), a large group of human rights and civil society activists took part in a Twitter storm at the invitation of the IKHRW on Saturday, December 27, 2016, coinciding with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. To protest against the violation of human […]

Yildirim’s birthday; Abdullah Ocalan and the real status of women in the PKK

Who is Kesire Yildirim? Kesire Yildirim was born in 1951 in the city of Dep in Mezra. His family emigrated from Dersim to Dep in 1940. She was Zazaki-speaking Kurdish and the first child of a family with six children. She is said to have changed her date of birth to 1953. She attended primary […]

Abdullah Ocalan’s Intellectual Contradictions on “Women, Gender and Freedom” (۴)

By: Aso Kamal Economic view; The economy of the productive woman and the predatory man “Women were the driving force behind the agricultural revolution and the domestication of animals,” says Abdullah Ocalan, adding that “women are the real owners of the economy.” “Every hunting activity is a male affair, because hunting also requires a culture […]

Abdullah Ocalan’s Intellectual Contradictions on “Women, Gender and Freedom” (3)

Abdullah Ocalan writes, “Woman is an angel and man is a predator.” Undoubtedly, Abdullah Ocalan supports women in this debate and rejects men. According to the PKK leader “Women’s culture is a culture of production from the method of harvesting to the production or planting of wheat, and this activity has been conciliatory. There is […]

Ayda Hassan, Yazidi Girl: The Peshmerga raped us

In this video, a human rights activist interviews Ayda Hassan, a Yazidi girl from Sinjar/Shangal. Ayda Hassan, along with several other Yazidi girls, went to an official center of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to complain about the Peshmerga, but she said, instead of settling the problem, we were slapped and beaten by the official.The […]
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