Violence in the north moving closer to locations where majority Syria Kurds Increasingly Exposed
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Conflicts With Kurdish Population in Neighboring Countries Make Politics Highly Unstable
Rape, Torture and Murder Are Common For Any Group That Dissents in System Behind Iran Dictatorship Internal Violence
Fear reigns with escalated public executions while Iran dictatorship launches crackdown on freedom of expression ahead of this week’s parliamentary election