Politics and Society

I Have Never Been Afraid of Death

A Letter from political prisoner Ehsan Fattahian, two days before his execution Last ray of sun at sunset, is the path that I want to write on, The sound of leaves under my feet, say to me: Let yourself fall, ...

Kurdish Hunger For Freedom

Adelaide Kurdish Community Protest in solidarity with Hunger strikers in Turkey "We are here today to protest in solidarity with the 10,000 Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey who are on indefinite hunger st...

Cigerxwîn

Kîme Ez? 1973 Who am I? Who am I, you ask ? The Kurd of Kurdistan, a lively volcano, fire and dynamite in the face of enemy. When furious, I shake the mountains, the sparks of my anger are death to my foes. Who...

Mamosta Hejar

Tu Ji Kê Derê Yî Ji Elezîz, Bedlîs û Mêrdînê, Zaza û Miks û Kilîs û Efrînê, Dersîm, Erzirom, Erzinganê, Bayîzd û Sêrt û Wanê, Meletê, Dorinde û Bostan, Diyarbekir û Cizîra Botan, Westan û Xozat û Palo, Mûş û C...

Where The Sun Rises and My Soul Rests

"Kurdistan had not only suffered difficult times during the revolution. Now it was also feeling strangled by the Iranian embargo on the Kurdish region. Therefore, it became necessary to administer and impose or...

Unity Video

When I was brain-storming ways in which I would approach the Kurdish youth community here in Adelaide to inspire and motivate the youth to get involved in establishing a youth group, I was completely at loss. F...

My Prisoner

Today in Turkey there are over 10,000 political prisoners. The news in Turkey is flooded with hundreds more being arrested from day to day based on innate chargers and anonymous witness accounts. It seems as th...

Dr Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou

23 years ago today, on the 13 July 1989, a legendary Kurdish leader, to many Kurds and associates, was assassinated by the Islamic republic of Iran. The killing did not occur on Iranian soil, the killing occurr...

Kurdistan’s Unsung Heroes

The history of Kurdish women has sadly been an invisible one — not because people don’t want to know about Kurdish women, but because they don’t know where to learn about Kurdish women. It’s hard to know about ...

One Rainy Day

As I sit on this crowded bus, packed with office workers in suits and university students eager to get home in the traffic rush hour, my mind ponders as I look out the window. Fogged up from the over-crowding, ...

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