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Jan 15, 2016 Why is President Obama silent over brazen human rights violations in Turkey? Will America turn a blind eye to the shelling of Kurdish civilians by Ankara? America supplies the Turkish state with weapons to murder Kurds, the only group that has bravely fought and defeated the West-hating Islamic State cutthroats. This American… Continue reading

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World Affairs Council Reading, Pennsylvania Kani Xulam November 13, 2013 Our world has exploded with blazing conflicts for thousands of years. Let me talk with you about two of them. Nearly 50 years ago, President Johnson faced a major crisis. Massive protests urging civil rights for blacks had triggered violence, killing “a man of God,”… Continue reading

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Kurdish National Congress of North America (KNC-NA) 24th Annual Conference, May 12-13, 2012 Washington, DC Kani Xulam May 13, 2012 When President Obama visited Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia, in the fall of 2009, he was asked this question: “If you could have dinner with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?” The… Continue reading

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By Kani Xulam October 20, 1997 Dear Friends and fellow Kurds, I want to thank you all for coming here.  It means a great deal to us.  We hope you will come back again.  We want your visits.  We want your solidarity and your prayers of peace.  We intend to be here for some time… Continue reading

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The Statement of Kani Xulam on 11th day of Fast October 30, 1997 Dear Representatives, Dear Friends, and Dear Kurds, On behalf of my fasting friends, it is my pleasure to thank you all for coming here. I am here to thank especially the four members of the United States Congress, Elizabeth Furse, John Edward… Continue reading

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