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Hezb-e demokrat-e Kordestan-e Iran Collection

Period  1976-1989
Total size   0.04 m.
Consultation Not restricted

History

The Hezb-e demokrat-e Kordestan-e Iran (Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan) was founded in het city of Mahabad 1945; it established the Independent Republic of Kurdistan; this Republic continued for 11 months; after withdrawal of the Soviet forces, it was crashed by the Iranian army and some party leaders were hanged; during the 1979 revolution of Iran the Hezb-e demokrat-e achieved control of some Kurdish regions; but the control of areas under Kurdish authority was retaken by the Islamic Republic of Iran; many of its leaders went to Europe.

Content

56 Declarations of the Hezb-e demokrat-e Kordestan-e Iran from 1978 until 1989.