Articles, news, campaigns and events about Kurdish


Aug 24, 2013, 9:51pm Maureen McDonald
People in Syria tell us that raising the profile of a prisoner of conscience holds the regime accountable — because they know the world is aware that they have this detainee in custody. When a prisoner is held incommunicado, and no one is raising...
Jan 8, 2012, 7:18pm Mohja Kahf
  AbdulHamid Birro-Seeno حميد، برو سينو,  was detained on January 4, 2012, allegedly for attempting to promote humanitarian relief for families affected by the regime’s repeated military assaults on Homs, Syria’s third...
Jan 7, 2012, 11:46am Mohja Kahf
Husain Essou, a human rights activist who is 59 years old, was arbitrarily detained in a raid on his home in Hasakeh on September 3, 2011. Husain is a prominent Kurdish writer well-known for promoting tolerance among Syria’s ethnic and...
Jan 6, 2012, 8:39pm Mohja Kahf
Basem Eido, born 1990 is a student in Salamiya region of Homs was arbitrarily imprisoned on Dec. 13, 2011.  Basem is held incommunicado, and not allowed contact with a lawyer or his family. Join us in holding the regime of Syria...
Nov 18, 2011, 5:55pm Mohja Kahf
Shapal (Chaabal) Ibrahim born 1977, A grassroots Kurdish activist who worked in his community to make life better for others. He has strong moral convictions and rejected others dying because of protesting nonviolently. He graduated...
Nov 18, 2011, 5:50pm Mohja Kahf
Dr. Imad AbdulQader is a pulmonary resident and has a longtime commitment to nonviolence. Kurdish, originally from Qamishly/Qamishlo, he was also arbitrarily imprisoned back in the Kurdish uprising of 2004.His wife, Basma Khaless, is expecting...