By KANI XULAM 2/3/2014 The year was 1985. In America, President Ronald Reagan began a peaceful second term. In Turkey, seething tensions continued to grip a country torn apart by years of violence and death, both before and after a military coup had toppled the freely-elected government—triggering the tumultuous arrest of 650,000 Kurds and Turks,… Continue reading

The Statement of Kani Xulam At the Symposium on the Human Rights Crisis in Turkey Sponsored by Amnesty International USA The Portland State University & Reed College Portland, Oregon Thursday, November 1 & 2, 2000 On October 18, 2000, Amnesty International launched its campaign against torture in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Members of Amnesty International wrapped… Continue reading