The Statement of Kani Xulam The George Washington University Washington, District of Columbia Tuesday, November 18, 2003 I want to start with the obvious and that is to thank members of two George Washington University organizations, Amnesty International and The Islamic Alliance for Justice, for sponsoring this lecture, I have titled, “A Gagged People: the… Continue reading

In front of the Cell of Atonement at Sheridan Circle Washington, DC March 7, 2001 Seven years and two days ago, Leyla Zana was arrested at the door of the Turkish parliament building in Ankara, Turkey. Nine months and three days later, she was sentenced to fifteen years in prison. A duly and popularly elected… Continue reading