Daily Archives: November 25, 2016

In Iran, the Kurdish Struggle Remains in the Shadows

Kurdistan Republic of Mahabad, 1946 Source: Wikimedia Commons

Kurdistan Republic of Mahabad, 1946 Source: Wikimedia Commons

In May 2015, Mahabad, the capital of Iran’s Kurdish region, burned as riots and protests spread following the mysterious death of a young Kurdish woman in the city. Activists claimed that she had fallen to her death from the window of a hotel while escaping an attempted rape by an Iranian security official. The incident garnered international attention and was the focal point for geo-political propaganda battles.

The riots in Mahabad were not only indicative of the latent rage among the Kurdish population, but were also a symbolic reminder of the flame that has long burned within the city of Mahabad.

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Nov 26:Birth of Baloch Students Organization (BSO)

Birth of Baloch Students Organization

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November 25, 2016 · 3:00 pm