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Kurdish Lives Matter, Shame on Trump, Israel Do It Now! (tags)

Free Kurdistan, Israel Do It Now!

April 16 2019 Inmigration Rules do not Hold Water (tags)

people have a right to organize for sanctuary laws.There are reasons for this.What we do not like, is the funneling of tens of thousands of people who have been apprehended by border patrol and then delivered like a ups to these sanctuary zones.

The History of the Kurdish Democratic Party in Iran 1941-1945 (tags)

The Soviet Union occupied a corner of Ira At this time the Kurdish Democratic Party was born and was allowed to administer territory.

Recent Atrocities by Turkish Airforce in Kurdish Speaking Areas in Northern Syria NYT (tags)

On January 20, 2018 The New York Times reported that the Turkish news agency Anadolu reported that 72 Turkish military jets attacked 100 Kurdish targets in Northern Syria

With U.S. Backing, Turkey Invades Kurdish Syrian Afrin (tags)

U.S. and Turkish Troops Out of Syria!

Israel Must Recognize An Independent State of Kurdistan (tags)

This article surveys the historical mistreatment of the Kurds, and urges Israel to recognize Kurdish independence.

Large Scale Shootings in Kurdistan Autonous Zone Iraqi Kurdistan on Video (tags)

NPR and Kurdish speaking citizens with hand held cameras report offensive maneuvers by pro Iranian militias and Iragi government forces. Video report shows construction equipment burying dead in shallow graves

Major election in Kurdistan-=+Afghan Womens Magazine since 1977 (tags)

Kurdish areas celebrated a 98% vote for national identity that was opposed by the national governments in Turkey as well as Iraq. The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and the Kurdish Democratic Party are the main forces behind this important vote which includes 2 airports near Mosul, Kirkuk as well as a 3rd city Sulemaniyah

News Capsule 8/29/2007 (tags)

Elections are being organized in the Iraqi town of Kirkuk. The Iraqi Government opposes this but a significant Kurdish minority is supporting affiliation with the Kurdish Autonomous Region.Hurricane Harvey has threatened Houson refineries for 4 or 5 reasons

Angelenos plan LAX protest of Turkey’s Dirty War against Kurds (tags)

In the wake of a failed coup attempt, Southern California Kurdish solidarity organizations will gather in front of the Turkish Airlines Terminal on July 20th to commemorate the first anniversary of ISIS’ massacre of 33 peace activists in Suruç, Turkey and call on the Turkish government (the owner of Turkish Airlines) to stop giving safe haven to ISIS and end its dirty war against Kurds, the largest ethnic minority in Turkey

Defend Raqqa – Drive U.S./NATO Imperialists Out of Syria and Iraq! (tags)

A new stage has opened in the fighting in Syria and Iraq with the launching of offensives against the Islamic State (I.S.) by U.S. imperialism and its allies. On May 24 the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a military front dominated by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), announced the beginning of a drive on the de facto capital of the I.S. in Raqqa. They are participating in a military operation under direct U.S. command. Already U.S. commandos have been sighted carrying out operational activities at the front. Moreover, three days before the offensive was announced, the head of the U.S. Central Command, Gen. Joseph Votel, flew secretly to the area for an on-site inspection of preparations. Dropping leaflets calling on the population to flee the city, the imperialists are preparing a slaughter. Amid the all-sided communalist/sectarian civil war raging in Syria, internationalist communists (Trotskyists) call to defend Raqqa against the U.S.-led attack and the Kurdish and Arab forces serving as ground troops for the imperialists. In Iraq, the Shiite sectarian regime has launched an attack on the I.S. stronghold of Falluja, while U.S. and Kurdish forces threaten Mosul. We call to drive the imperialists out of the region and to defeat them by international workers action.

Turkey: Class War against Capitalism! (tags)

On Saturday, October 10th, a terrible bombing attack struck the event organized by the “pro-Kurdish” HDP opposition party as a part of the election campaign

Were Deadly Ankara Blasts a False Flag? (tags)

Turkey

ISIS Using Chemical Weapons Against Kurds (tags)

ISIS

Turkey Mobilized to Invade Syria? (tags)

Syria

Demonstration in Los Angeles: In Solidarity with Kobani (tags)

Date: October 12, 2014 at 04:00, PM Address: In front of the the Federal Building in Westwood,11000 Wilshire Blvd #1000, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA

Obama's Syria Strategy (tags)

Syria

Vice News reporting from besieged Kobane in north Syria (tags)

Vice news reporting from besieged Kobani reports ISIS is terrifyingly close to conquering that bastion of democratic councils

Did Obama really save the Yezidis? (tags)

Did Obama really save the Yezidis? YPG (anarchist-inspired Syrian Kurdish forces) fought back the Islamic State (ISIS) starting on August 3rd, 2014

IS-Backed Death Squads Massacre Hundreds of Syrian Kurds (tags)

Syria

Int'l Day of Protest in front of Turkish Embassy (tags)

We will protest in front of the consulate to demand that Turkey STOP supporting terrorism and STOP intervening in Syria.

The geopolitics of the Syrian uprising/insurgency (tags)

The continuing mass uprising against Syria’s Bashar Assad dictatorship on the one hand, and the growing intervention by the reactionary Gulf monarchies of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, along with Turkey, on the side of the growing armed insurgency on the other, has led to a situation where many on the left are sharply divided over who to “support”.

NOTES ON THE WAYS TO SOLVE THE ARMENIAN QUESTION (tags)

The Armenian question or rather the Turkish-Armenian question is a very complex and deep-rooted one and as historical experience has demonstrated cannot be solved through simple formulas.

Europe attacks Kurds (tags)

At 5 A.M. on March 4, Belgian police raided the offices of ROJ TV, the voice of Kurdish people, BDP’s European office and several other addresses in Belgium.

Demonstrations nation-wide Against Turkish Invasion of Iraq on Friday, Feb 29th (tags)

This week, several Kurdish-American communities and supporters across the United States are expected to demonstrate again in several cities in response to the recent invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan by the Turkish military. Kurdish-American communities in each city have coordinated with one another to launch demonstrations during the same week in order to express a unified opposition to months of bombings by the Turkish military and the recent invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan.

On the Turkish Armed Incursion into Northern Kurdistan (tags)

The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) condemns the Turkish authorities in bombing and incursions in Northern Kurdistan part of Iraq for the third straight days. We equally condemn the US and Iraqi authorities for providing the necessary data for such bombings and incursions against the Kurdish people in the border of Turkey and Northern Iraq. The same military incursions and bombings in the islands of Sulu in Southern Philippines where a division size forces of the AFP and undetermined numbers of US military special forces and advisers were deployed for more than a year.

PKK Guerrillas Have Crossed Into Iran: Ex-Leader (tags)

KOYA, (Southern Kurdistan), Nov 11, 2007 (AFP) Thousands of Kurdish guerrillas have crossed the border into Iranian-occupied Kurdistan to escape a threatened Turkish offensive against their mountain redoubts in Iraqi Kurdistan, a former guerrilla leader said.

Iranian Kurdistan: A simmering cauldron (tags)

Simmering discontent among Iran's ethnic Kurdish minority - aided by the government's conflict with a Turkish PKK offshoot - could spell major trouble for the Iranian government. The US government is fully aware of these tensions, and, according to published reports, is preparing several contingency plans to capitalize on mass discontent in these areas.

Beytushebab Massacre: Lies and Crimes of Turkish Militarists (tags)

On September 29th, Turkish news agencies informed the Turkish and world public about a so-called PKK attack in which 12 people of Kurdish origin (7 of whom were Village Guards working for the “security” forces) were said to have lost their lives. They were mowed down in their minibus near the village of Hemkan attached to Beytushebab town of Shirnak province neighboring Iraq.

Ex-Mossad chief+German uberspy+top-dollar GOP lobbyists = Kurds snag 15 tons of $100 bills (tags)

During Saddam Hussein’s rein, the Oil-for-Food “revenue was spent in Arab parts of Iraq but not in Kurdistan,” according to the Los Angeles Times. “Kurdistan’s share of the fund was set at 13%. At least $4 billion accrued in Kurdistan’s name, Kurdish officials say, and some contend that the amount could be as much as $5.5 billion.” The paper reported that in late June 2004, just five days before he turned Iraq back over to domestic rule and flew out of Iraq, then-top US official in Iraq Paul Bremer ordered the transfer by three U.S. military helicopters of $1.4 billion in 100 dollar bills to Kurdistan—his calculation of the Kurds’ share of Oil-for-Food funds; but the Kurds and their advocates believe they are owed a few billion more. It was so much cash—15 tons’ worth—the paper further reported, that no bank could be found in which to deposit it.

Iraq, Iran, China, Talabani, the Kurds, and Israel (tags)

While U.S. forces continue to surge China achieves a diplomatic coup with Iraq expanding its influence and protecting its investments in Iran.

Bring on the clowns (tags)

We need a laugh

Who Killed Hrant Dink and Why (tags)

The assassination of Armenian democrat writer Hrant Dink on January 19th by the Kontrgerilla (Turkish version of Gladio) attached to the Turkish General Staff, brought forth a just reaction of all progressive segments of Turkey and led to their protest actions against the Turkish state.

BBC: US forces storm Iranian consulate (tags)

Is this the beginning of WW 3?

Fallujah: The War Crimes Keep Piling Up (tags)

Are white phosphorus bombs chemical weapons? With the Bush administration, it depends on who’s using them, it turns out. When it’s us, the answer is no. When it’s Saddam, the answer is yes. For the victims, though, it scarcely matters.

How Sistani & the Shia Have KICKED BUSH'S WORMY ASS--Again (tags)

The ChickenHawk Has Another Precious MISSION ACCOMPLISHED Moment

Saddam's capture revisited (tags)

On 28 March the BBC aired an "expose" revealing the identity of Saddam Hussein's betrayer, but news of this had already broken by January. And what the BBC didn't mention was that a chain of events, beginning last July, signaled the start of the dictator's demise.

ISRAEL SHOULD SUPPORT THE KURDS AGAINST SYRIA (tags)

Israel's Foreign Policy toward Syria should be built on the demands that it leave Lebanon unconditionally, end it's support for Hezbollah and "Palestinian" terror groups, dismantle it's Weapons of Mass Destruction, and keep it's hands off the Kurds. Israel's greater regional policy should be based on supporting the rights of minorities in the area. Only that way, based on democratization, liberation from oppressive regimes, and encouraging freedom, will the Middle East and North Africa be transformed into a region worthy its millennia old history.

Iraq civil war: Rumors and reality (tags)

While the Bush administration attempts to spin its way towards Iraq War vindication and clear of civil war blame, the facts present another view. Goldstein's 1 March piece provides them.

The truth is a bitch (tags)

still walking at side of power and the crowd of country bumpkins still believes

The Story Behind Saddam's Arrest (tags)

The "unheralded facts" behind the Kurdish capture, and beyond the Administration's photo-op.

Saddam was captured by Kurds, not US! (tags)

Saddam was captured by Kurds, not US! The "correspondences.org" website carries over a dozen urls for exisiting news sits now carrying this breaking story: http://www.correspondences.org/archives/000507.html

The deal is perfect (tags)

Again a lethal betrayal on the Kurds by US Tantalizer

UN Bombed After Welcoming Iraqi Governing Council (tags)

United Nations Headquarters Bombed, scores dead and wouned, political motivation suspected

What is going on in Iraq today? An Iraqi view (tags)

Raid Fahmi is a member of the Central Committee of the Iraqi Communist Party (ICP). He represented the ICP at the International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties in Athens, Greece, June 19-20, 2003.

US pisses-off Turkey now (tags)

"Turkish forces were blocked from doing their jobs, their equipment was destroyed and some (soldiers) were taken away." Police in Istanbul had to use tear gas to disperse hundreds of nationalists who staged an anti-U.S. demonstration.

RW: From Unjust War to Unjust Occupation (tags)

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Demonstrations in Baghdad Against U.S. Troops (tags)

While Kurdish factions in the northern cities accuse each other of inciting violence and looting, demonstrations against US lack of intervention continue in Baghdad.

The ethnic cleansing has begun in Iraq. (tags)

Ms. Muhammad and her trembling infant are victims of a new wave of intimidation and crime in northern Iraq. They are among thousands of Arabs expelled from their homes by armed Kurds — among the United States' most exuberant allies in this war — and ordered to move away within three days.

Anti-war demonstrators wear blinders (tags)

The Iraqi nation is like a man who is kept captive and tortured by a gang of thugs. The anti-war protesters turn a blind eye.

ROLLING START: The Idiot Prince Will Have His War (tags)

There is a long struggle ahead, and it will become more terrible. But just as those before us fought slavery, apartheid, fascism, and colonialism, we will take up our historical task with confidence and determination, and assert our humanity against these gangsters.

U.S. Army signals war concerns (poster, article) (tags)

U.S. Army fears that bringing democracy and stability to Iraq may be an impossible task. (Article below)

Kurdish Voice Critical On War On Iraq (KPFA Interview) (tags)

View from American Kurdish Information Network.

Old Europe Gives the New World Colonists a Geo Political Lesson. (tags)

On Friday the 7th of February February 2003 it was reported in the New York Times that the U.S. in negotiations with Turkey was essentially offering the Turkish government a military foothold in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq.

Chew On This My Leftist Comrades (tags)

TheStranger.com January 21 2003

Kurdistan: History,Activity, Hopes,Appraisal, Horror and Analysis 1974-2001 (tags)

Kurdistan is an important region. With 25,000,000 recorded people, shaped much like the outline of the continent of Africa only much smaller an sliced by Turkey, the Islamic Republics of Iran and Iraq, Syria and a pocket of Armenia Kurdish men and women have endured uprisings, loss of 100,000's of thousands of lives, imported weapons used against them, strange alliances and bio/chem weapons.

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