Friday, May 14, 2010

Kurdistan Strike against recent executions in Iran

Yesterday Iranian Kurds staged all time high strike, protesting recent execution of five Kurdish prisoners in Evin prison. Shiite-majority Iran constantly have discriminated Sunni minorities within different ethnic minorities specially Kurds since Islamic revolution in 1979.

There have been some rebellious separatist Kurdish groups in the region and government have always crushed them, nevertheless average people have punished by harsh sentences in order to keep the region in control.

Photos courtesy of Diyalog


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