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National Solidarity Meeting in Brussels

Statement 22/23.10.2011- The Kurdish National Congress (KNK) organised a two-day meeting named “National Solidarity” between 22-23 October 2011. The meeting has also coincided with a period in which the colonial powers’ attacks on Kurdistan have reached the highest levels. The Turkish government has increased attacks and operations from all fronts to the highest level and…

Stop the unfair practices towards Kurdish politicians

Statement 23.04.2011- The unfair practices towards Kurdish politicians facing oppression in recent days have gained intensity. 10% electoral threshold in Turkey forced BDP to enter the elections with independent MPs, but the -known seven-candidates of BDP were vetoed by (Turkey’s Supreme Election Commission) YSK arbitrarily and the country almost dragged into a chaos. On the…

Freedom for civil disobedience

Statement 13.04.2011 – The demonstrations for the “freedom for civil disobedience” executing by the Kurdish community in Turkey and Syria are still in continuance. The attacks against these attempts by the governments are also still continuing. Nearly all of the cities in north Kurdistan (Turkey Kurdistan), and the cities in Turkey which there are a…

Massacres and mass graves are crimes against humanity

Statement 07.02.2011 –  The Kurdish nation has repeatedly drawn humanity’s attention to the genocide carried out by the Turkish state against the Kurdish people. However neither international forces, nor European countries, nor the USA nor wider international public opinion have heeded the call of the Kurdish nation. Today it has become obvious that Turkey has…

Open Letter: Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan commits crime agaiagainst humanity

The Language and Education Commission of the Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) send an letter to United Nations(UN) and EU Presidency on the Kurdish language education in Turkey. We said hat “Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan commits crime against humanity”. We hereby present to you extracts of select documentation of crimes by state and government…