UNHCR Archives - KHRN

October 26, 2021

Greece: Kurdish refugee on hunger strike outside UNHCR office demands resettlement

Kurdish refugee Anwar Nillufary is on his third hunger strike since 2017 in front of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Athens, Greece, demanding his resettlement in another country. Nillufary had gone on hunger strike on two occasions in 2017 and 2020. The first one lasted 64 days while the other was 73-day-long. On 14 September 2021, the Kurdish refugee went on his third strike. His...

Read more
June 1, 2021

May monthly report: Human rights violations in Kurdish region of Iran, hardships faced by asylum seekers in Iraqi Kurdistan

Investigations carried out by the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) show that various human rights violations have taken place in Iranian Kurdistan in May 2021. In addition to these violations, the KHRN has also collected information on the difficulties Iranian Kurdish asylum seekers and workers face in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Following are the information collected by the statistics and documentation centre of the...

Read more