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UN Envoy Calls on Turkey to Prevent Srebrenica-Style Massacre in Kobani
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, middle-east, Turkey, Kobani, kurds, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, death, violence, society, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 45 days ago - globalpost.com
While much of the population has already fled the Islamic State offensive, 500-700 mostly elderly people are still sheltering in Kobani.
In Turkey, Kurdish Anger, Fear Grow as Militants Advance in Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Kurds, Turkey, Syria, ISSI, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', violence, society, news, government )

Cal
- 46 days ago - latimes.com
In Turkey, the fate of Kobani has sparked waves of protests among ethnic Kurds, a substantial minority in the country. Many Kurds accuse the government in Ankara of collusion with Islamic State...
TAKE ACTION NOW! World Leaders: Recognise the Independence for KURDISTAN
World  (tags: world, society, politics, middle-east, Kurds, free Kurdistan )

Cal
- 140 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The separation of Kurdistan from Iraq dosen't only benefit the Kurds but also Iraq, the Middle East and the World Community - the solution to the Kurdish problem is a free independent Kurdistan
In Syria's War, Long-Repressed Minority Finds New Freedom
World  (tags: Kurds, Syria, civil war, world, politics, news, middle-east, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, government )

Cal
- 769 days ago - csmonitor.com
Keen to secure loyalty, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has granted Syria's Kurds de facto control over predominantly Kurdish areas of the country. But with the freedom, divisions have emerged.
Turkish Warplanes Bomb Kurdish Rebels in Northern Iraq
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, Kurds, Turkey, government, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', society, interesting )

Cal
- 1194 days ago - cnn.com
Turkish warplanes bombed suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq's rugged mountains Wednesday night, hours after an ambush on a southeastern Turkey highway killed eight soldiers and a government-employed guard.
Kurdish Rebel Chief Threatens War With Turkey
World  (tags: conflict, world, politics, middle-east, Turkey, Kurds, news, humanrights, violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1299 days ago - boston.com
The imprisoned leader of Turkey's main Kurdish rebel group has warned his forces will unleash a "big war" after national elections if Turkey refuses to negotiate to end the decades-old conflict.
Kirkuk: A Ticking Time Bomb in Volatile North Iraq
World  (tags: conflict, Kurds, iraq, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', civil war, politics, terrorism, middle-east, news, iran, society, violence, usa, interesting, government )

Cal
- 1473 days ago - globalpost.com
Haji Mohammed Ismail, a tribal elder in Kirkuk, home to one of Iraq's biggest oilfields, is bracing for the worst once U.S. troops leave the country and Arab and Kurd face off with no one to halt the fight.
Military: Turkish Troops Cross Into Northern Iraq
World  (tags: world, middle-east, Turkey, Kurds, violence, interesting, politics )

Cal
- 1623 days ago - jpost.com
Turkey sent hundreds of elite troops into northern Iraq on Wednesday to chase Kurdish guerrillas in an operation that could increase tensions within the region.
U.S., EU Must Tackle Syria on Kurds' Plight: Group
World  (tags: world, Kurds, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, usa, interesting, middle-east )

Cal
- 1825 days ago - reuters.com
Human Rights Watch urged the United States and Europe on Thursday to raise the plight of Syria's Kurdish minority in talks with Damascus.
Washington Discusses Plans for Covert Action Against Kurdish PKK in Iraq
World  (tags: turkey, kurds, energy, europe, iraq, middle-east, iran, bushadministration )


- 2668 days ago - wsws.org
Plans for a US operation to "neutralise" the PKK will not only antagonise the Kurdish minority and increase the bloody toll of victims in Iraq--it also threatens to destabilise one of Washington's most important allies in the region.
   

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