Jîna Aminî’s Anniversary: Kurds Remain Under Threat

Following the murder of Jîna Aminî on September 16, 2022, by the Iranian ‘Morality Police’ in Tehran, widespread demonstrations were held against the Islamic Republic of Iran’s (IRI) misogynistic and anti-woman…


The Global Impact of Jin, Jiyan, Azadî

As we approach the first anniversary of the “Jin, Jiyan, Azadî” (Woman, Life, Freedom) revolutionary movement in Eastern Kurdistan (Rojhilat) and Iran, it is beneficial to investigate its global impact. I have…


History & Culture

Kurdish Dancing as Resistance: From Govend to Ballet

Kurdish culture is not only ancient and vibrant, but also holds a variety of elements that display its complexity and diversity. A powerful example of this diversity is that of Kurdish dîlan (dance) with its many…

Books & Films

Art & Music

Ismail Khayat’s Legacy: Grandfather of Kurdish Art

In the annals of art scholarship, readers are consistently introduced to and engage with renowned creations by various artists spanning various historical epochs and artistic movements. Amidst this discourse, the…


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