Articles, news, campaigns and events about Kurds


Aug 2, 2012, 8:29am Rene Wadlow
Graham Fuller has written a very useful analysis of the foreign policy options facing Turkey. Although The New Turkish Republic was published in 2008, the analysis is still solid, and his predictions concerning the trends of Turkish politics have...
Mar 9, 2012, 10:38pm Rene Wadlow
Mid-March 2011 in Syria, nonviolent protests and demands for limited reforms began and then were increasingly met by government violence. Discussions on what the United Nations could do to help the Syrian people and to speed up necessary reforms...
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...