Choking on Silence

East Kurdistan is one of the most heavily assimilated, deeply oppressed and significantly under reported regions of Kurdistan. There are many reasons for this. All political. And all part of Iran’s grand ayatol...

East Kurdistan Newroz Celebrations 2713

Kurds in East Kurdistan are usually given more leeway in the celebrating Newroz, owing to the fact that it is deeply embedded in Iranian culture as well unlike in Turkey, Syria, and Iraq where the celebration d...

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, ...