This Site is dedicated to the Seyyed Kamal Asfaram a.k.a Shwane Qadri, a courageous Kurdish youth who was brutally killed by Iranian Pasdaran in July 2005, and also to the  Eastern Kurdistan people for their resilience and endurance.

Kurd killed by Iranian soldiers during demonstration

KURDISTAN, July 26 ( - A Kurdish man was killed when Iranian soldiers opened fire on demonstrators on July 25 in the city of Shino in eastern Kurdistan (northwestern Iran), the Kurdish news agency MHA reports.

A Kurd named Umer Emini was killed and tens of people were wounded when Iranian soldiers tried to stop the protest which started at 21:30 (9:30 pm GMT+3:30) led by the Kurdish party PJAK in support of the uprising in Mahabad. An unknown number of people were arrested.

The uprising in Mahabad started after news that Iranian soldiers had on July 9 brutally killed the young Kurdish activist Shivane Qadri in the district of Pisttep in Mahabad. It escalated when grotesque pictures of Qadri’s tortured body was published by Kurdish news agencies. Two Iranian soldiers were killed during the protests.

Protests are still raging on in eastern Kurdistan.

Mahabad On Fire

London: The names of 15 Kurds arrested by the Iranian authorities during the unrest of the last few days in Mehabad, Eastern Kurdistan, since the killing of Shwan Qadiri over a week ago, was released by the Kurdish news web site claimed that all the 15 arrested had been “severely tortured in inhuman ways” and that none of them had been able to contact their relatives. All the 15 are from the city of Mehabad and their names are as follows:

Nasir Hemelaw, the son Abdulrahman
Behroz Ahmedi, the son of Qasim
Serdar Muhemed, the son of Muhedin
Aresh Xuceste, the son of Ibrahim
Afshin Xordkam, the son of Ibrahim
Ferhad Xordkam, the son of Ibrahim
Hiwa Mehmud the son of Rahim
Kazim Newcewani, the son of Serdar
Yosif Chapashi, the son of Muhemed
Anwer Cabapashi, the son of Xidir
Cefer Cebari, the son of Kerim
Husen Resuli, the son of Hesen
Suleman Abubekir, the son of Xefur
Nasir Azeryan, the son of Sayid
Yonis Ehmedzade, the son of Muhemed

In related news, on Sunday, issued a statement by the local religious leader, Mela Rahmani Hacizade, stating that Shwan Qadiri “the son of Zara Xanim is a martyr of Kurdistan and was killed for flying the Kurdistan flag.”