Film on Kurdish genocide gets UK premiere at London festival

Film on Kurdish genocide gets UK premiere at London festival

: 26th Anniversary of Kurdish Genocide, Halabha/ photo ikjnews 16-3-2014 Al Arabiya-- Marking the 26th anniversary of the Anfal genocide in Kurdistan, the London Kurdish Film Festival will on Sunday host the UK premiere of the award-winning documentary “1001 Apples”. The documentary,
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Turkey: opposition, Kurds challenge election result

Turkey: opposition, Kurds challenge election result

  Turkey’s main opposition party, the Republic People’s Party (CHP), is contesting the results of last weekend’s mayoral election in Ankara, which saw the incumbent Melih Gokcek and member of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) squeak to victory with 44.79% of votes
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Main Pro-Kurdish Party Also Winner in Turkish Local Elections

Main Pro-Kurdish Party Also Winner in Turkish Local Elections

Dorian Jones ( VOA)     ISTANBUL — Turkey's pro-Kurdish BDP party was the other winner in Turkey's local elections, defeating Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party in Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast and and extending its control across virtually the entire
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Turkey’s Elections: Kurdish Rebels Release a Harsh Statement

Turkey’s Elections: Kurdish Rebels Release a Harsh Statement

  Editor's note: After  Turkey's elections, KCK/ PKK have released a statement a copy of which sent to (ikj news) and we publish it as it was sent. Despite all the inequitable and unbalanced conditions, the people of Kurdistan achieved a very important
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AKP Clear Winner, While Pro-Kurdish BDP Surges in Southeast

AKP Clear Winner, While Pro-Kurdish BDP Surges in Southeast

By Gulisor Akkum --DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (A.W.)—Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) has emerged as a clear winner in the local elections held in Turkey, as the pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) solidified its influence over the country’s southeast, wrestling
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What did the Turkish electorate say on the Sunday elections?

What did the Turkish electorate say on the Sunday elections?

(Hurriyet) Why, after all these corruption charges, listening to humiliating video recordings, the crisis in Syria, the possibility of seeing the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan released from jail, have people still voted for the Justice and Development Party (AKP)? This is the
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Syrian Kurds, rebels find common enemy in ISIS

Syrian Kurds, rebels find common enemy in ISIS

WLADIMIR VAN WILGENBURG Columnist  : Kurdish girls holding flags of  YPG / file photo ERBIL — The Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have found a common enemy in the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in
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Turkey, the Kurds and Newroz

Turkey, the Kurds and Newroz

  (alahram) Turkey’s Kurds celebrated the spring festival of Newroz recently against the background of frustrations at the failure to move towards a solution to the Kurdish question, writes Sayed Abdel-Maguid in Ankara   People wave Kurdish flags and hold up a picture of
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Kurds learn their mother tongue in Qamishli, Syria

Kurds learn their mother tongue in Qamishli, Syria

(allvoices) Abdel Majid is an agricultural engineer whose 50 years and gray hair did not prevent him from sitting next to Bayan, his 18-year-old daughter, at a school desk to learn how to read and write in Kurdish. Like many Syrian Kurds,
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Pell’s friendship, and Iraq’s cruelty toward the Kurds

Pell’s friendship, and Iraq’s cruelty toward the Kurds

The Providence Journal Author and wife, Hawjeen Qadir, at Senator Pell's grave. BY YEREVAN SAEED March 16 marked the 26th anniversary of the 1988 Halabja chemical attack by the regime of Saddam Hussein in Iraq, in which over 5,000 people were suffocated
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