A profile image of Suleiman Ehmed sitting in front of a lake. Ehmed is a journalist who has been targetted by Law 21 in Iraqi Kurdistan

Law 21 serves to silence Iraqi Kurdistan activists

An amendment to a Ba’athist era law that sentenced many Kurdish people to death, Law 21 in Iraqi Kurdistan still persecutes journalists and activists, sentencing them to imprisonment

profile images of Kurdish political prisoners, Mohsen Mazloum, Pejman Fatehi, Wafa Azarbar, and Mohammad Hejir Faramarzi are superimposed on a background of barbed wire fencing.

Iran executes four Kurdish prisoners

Iran has carried out several executions of political prisoners in the last few weeks in an act to suppress minority groups. In 2023 alone, at least 834 people were executed in Iran for their political beliefs.

On October 9, CPT-IK visited Kak Shenga in Ranya. His mother, Asty Mohammad Abdullah, was recently killed by a Turkish drone strike outside her house in Bokriskhan on September 27.

Pray for Unheard Voices

Oftentimes, we come across stories that have gone unheard for decades. People only ask for their voices to be heard.

CPT members stand on stage, wearing blue vests, preparing to speak during the event for 25 November, the Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women, in Barrancabermeja, Colombia.

From Kurdistan to Colombia, women resist

Resistance knows no borders, as Kurdish CPT member Runak Radha joins the struggles of CPT Colombia’s women’s movements for the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women on 25 November

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