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By Kani Xulam March 18, 1997 Dear Friends and fellow Kurds, I want to thank Kathryn Cameron Porter for bringing us together here this evening.  Kathryn is a friend of the Kurds.  Hers is a voice for justice.  She has a heart of gold.  For those of us who are oppressed, she embodies beauty, truth… Continue reading

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By Robert Olson Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies University of Kentucky The main thrust of the Israel-Turkey Defense Pact seems to be directed against the Kurdish nationalist movement in the Middle East and particularly against the PKK in Turkey. The question must be asked why Israel and its support would want to take… Continue reading

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By Bernice Rubens The dire sufferings of the Kurdish people are largely unknown in this country. In Turkey, a country not overly concerned with human rights, their plight is appalling. The war between the Turks and the Kurds is now entering its twelfth year, with over 20, 000 countable casualties. This figure does not take… Continue reading

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By Kani Xulam January 28, 1996 Just a few weeks ago, “The European”, a weekly newspaper published in London, England, had a picture with a warning on its front page. It showed a Turkish soldier holding the decapitated heads of two Kurds. The caption read: “Pictures that will shock the world.” A closer look at… Continue reading

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