With Kurdistan, A New Map

It’s time for a free Kurdistan, without Turkey — or Iran’s — consent. Let's promise not to feign surprise when the weapons given to the Peshmerga to fight IS are used to create an independent Kurdistan. — Bobb...

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...

A Nation Where Death Never Departs

Kurdistan, a home that became a dream not only for the old, but also for the children of the Kurdistan. The fourth biggest nationality in the Middle East are the Kurds. The Kurds united by a common history, cul...

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, ...

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...