The daughter of political refugees from the Iranian Kurdish province of Mahabad, Jasmin Moghbeli, has become the first Kurd to leave the Earth as part of a NASA mission to the ISS. Moghbeli is the commander of the Crew-7 mission.
Five fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces or SDF lost their lives during an operation against ISIS activities in the Deir Ezzor region in North and East Syria on Sunday, the press centre of the SDF announced on Wednesday.
Şakir Turan, a 70-year-old prisoner in the Turkish city of Edirne died on Wednesday. Despite being listed by the Human Rights Association or İHD as a seriously ill prisoner in need of urgent release, the Turkish authorities had refused to release him. The Green Left Party released a statement condemning poor treatment of inmates.
The Confederation of Kurdistan Societies in Germany or KON-MED has announced a series of demonstrations across Germany on 2 September. Protesters will gather to demand an immediate end to the incommunicado detention of jailed Kurdistan Workers’ Party or PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan.
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