Newroz a we Pîroz be! – KNC welcomed international guests for Newroz in Geneva

On Monday, March 21, the Kurdish National Council in Syria was happy and honoured to celebrate Newroz in its recently opened office in Geneva in the presence of a lot of international guests and Syrian Opposition figures.In a welcome address Dr. Abdul Hakim Bashar, member of the High Negotiation Committee for the KNC, provided an […]

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15 March 2016: Summary of UN Human Rights Council on report about Syria

In the morning of Tuesday, March 15, 2016, five years after the beginning of the Syrian revolution, the Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Syria, chaired by Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro, presented its findings based on investigations from 10 July 2015 to 10 January 2016 in the context of the 31st session of the Human Rights […]

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Federal System Can Keep Syria United: Kurdish National Council

Published on Views Around on March 15, 2016   Siamend Hajo, President of the Kurdish Future Movement in Syria and member of the Foreign Relation Office of the Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) gave exclusive interview to Manish Rai, Editor of geo-political news agency ViewsAround. In the interview Mr Hajo strongly stressed for the […]

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Correction of a statement made by the UN Special Envoy for Syria on March 12, 2016

According to information of the Agence France-Presse the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said on March 12, 2016 that Syria’s Kurds would not be invited to the upcoming week’s peace talks in Geneva. The Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) announces that this statement is incorrect. Correct is that the PYD is […]

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On behalf of children’s rights: KNC-President signed a petition against the recruitment of minors

On March 8, 2016 a member of the KNC Geneva office attended the 31st UN Human Rights Council`s session on violence against children and on children in armed conflict. Following the reports of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Children in Armed Conflict, delegates […]

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The Kurdish National Council in Syria condemns the attacks on Sheikh Maqsood

The Kurdish National Council in Syria condemns the attacks on Sheikh Maqsood and calls upon all military groups to comply with the ceasefire On March 6, 2016 armed forces belonging to the Syrian opposition shelled the area of Sheikh Maqsood, a civilian neighbourhood in Aleppo inhabited by more than 40.000 civilians, by mortars and locally […]

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