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Seven Kurdish activist in detention in Erbil

Following the new wave of Kurdish political executions in Iran, protests were organized in major capitals to condemn the executions. Rojahalti Kurds (Kurdish in Iran) marched in the streets of the cities of Mariwan and Saqiz under the harshest security conditions imposed on the Kurdish region of Iran by the Islamic Republic of Iran. Protests were also organized in Turkey and Iraq, particularly in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, best know as KRG.Read more

All Iranians are Equal, but some Iranians are moreEqual

The United Nations General Assembly passed another resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran. The Resolution (UN document A/C.3/68/L.57) was passed on the 1 November, 2013, with a vote of 83 in favor, 36 against, and 62 abstentions. Guided by the two most prominent international human rights law treaties, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the Resolution follows a list of resolutions against Iran for its various systematic human rights violations since its inception following the 1979 revolution. The 45...Read more

Iran Roundtable, while alarmed by the deplorable human rights and dire economic conditions in Iran under the IRI, welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur, Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, and hopes that the authorities in IRI take the issue of human rights in Iran serious and act upon the recommendations made by the Special Rapporteur in his report.
Iran Roundtable also calls upon the IRI authorities to reconsider their longstanding defiance with the international community by reversing their harmful and unnecessary disputed nuclear program.  This approach will not only relieve Iranians from...Read more

Obama-Rouhani & Munich Pact

بە وتەی جێمز لیندسی لە سەنتەری پێوەندییە بیانییەکان، رێکەوتننامەی مونیخ لە رەخنەلێگیراوترین رێکەوتنە دیپلۆماتییەکانی مێژوییە: لە ساڵی ١٩٣٨ هیتلێر تەماحی داگیرکردنی سادیتلەندی چەکسلاوکی کرد کە زۆربنەی دانیشتوانی بە رەگەز ئاڵمانی بوون. هاوکات لە گەل گرژبوونەوەکان، سەرۆکوەزیرانی بریتانیا، نیویل چامبیرلێن بۆ راگرتنی ئاشتی لەم قارەیە لە مانگی سێپتامبردا بەرەو ئاڵمان رێکەوت. بەبێ راوێژ کردن بە رێبەرانی چەکسلاواکی، سەری بۆ داخوازەکانی هیتلێر دانواند و پاشان ئەم بڕیارە لە گەڵ رێبەرانی ئاڵمان، بریتانیا، فەرانسە و ئیتالیا لە رێکەوتننامەی مونیخ لە سێپتامبری ٣٠ ی...Read more

General Secretary of Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan, Mustafa Hijri expresses his concern over a possible deal with Iran in a letter to President Obama and other world leaders. “Iranians struggling for freedom in their country, and especially the Kurdish people, are concerned that a deal over the nuclear program with the dictatorship in Tehran could be made at the expense of human rights and democracy,” Hjiri writes in his letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President François Hollande, and UN Secretary General Banki Moon.
The Kurdish...Read more

Obama-Rouhani & Munich Pact

Regrettably, today the people of Iran are silenced to put up with the brutal, dictatorial and clerical beast of Islamic Republic; however the free world should not.  As the West prepares to tango once more with this cunning regime, we should be mindful of what happened 75 years ago, exactly today, when appeasement was chosen over belligerence in Munich.

Dealing a final blow to this regime might not be the most amusing or even the most feasible option of all at the moment; nevertheless I firmly believe that the Middle East, and for that matter the world, without the fanatical Islamic...Read more

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