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Western allies kill Kurds

14 October 2014
BRITAIN AND the US are supposed to be backing Kurds fighting Islamic State in Kobane in northern Syria.

The West is no friend of the Kurds

14 October 2014
Kurdish oppression has been made and perpetuated by imperialism, and liberation will not be brought by its arms or compromises with it, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Intervention by Turkey or the US won’t help the Kurds

07 October 2014
Islamic State is trying to take the town of Kobane in northern Syria.

Arming the Kurds won’t stop Iraq’s brutal civil war

19 August 2014
It will be a disaster for Iraq’s Kurds if the West succeeds in hijacking their cause, argues Ken Olende

Kurdish gains of more than a decade are under threat from latest Middle East crisis

01 July 2014
For the region’s Kurdish minority, both sides of the current upheaval stand in the way of liberation, writes Ron Margulies

Protests in London for Kurdish rights

15 January 2013
Around 7,000 people marched from Hackney to Haringey, north London, last Sunday in protest at the assassination of three Kurdish activists in Paris last week.

London protest at assassination of Kurds in Paris

12 January 2013
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Turkish Embassy in central London yesterday, Friday, to protest at the killing of three Kurdish activists in Paris. Workers, students and campaigners united to demand justice. Among the banners were flags from the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

Kurdish conference says follow Egypt's example

20 November 2012
Some 250 people packed into a conference on Kurds in the Changing Middle East in central London last weekend.

Solidarity with Kurdish prisoners

13 November 2012
Around 5,000 Kurdish and Turkish refugees asylum seekers marched through north London last Sunday. The protest was called in solidarity with political prisoners in Turkey.

Protest in London in solidarity with Kurdish hunger strikers

02 November 2012
Up to 200 people from Kurdish and Turkish organisations protested outside the Turkish embassy today, Friday.

Refugee: ‘They make me feel I am less than human’

01 May 2012
You were a journalist in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. Why did you leave?

London demo recalls 34 massacred by the Turkish military

08 February 2012
Kurdish activists and their supporters marched in London yesterday (Tuesday) in protest at a massacre carried out by Turkish government forces.

Home Office finally forced to compensate Kurdish children detained for record 13 months

10 January 2012
The Home Office has been forced to pay six-figure compensation to a Kurdish family who were detained as children for a record 13 months.

Police raid Kurdish tent at Occupy London

27 October 2011
Police armed with machine guns raided a Kurdish tent at the Occupy protest outside St Paul’s Cathedral tonight, Thursday.

Turkey: Earthquake highlights oppression of Kurdish minority

25 October 2011
This week an earthquake has killed hundreds in south-eastern Turkey, in and around the Kurdish town of Van.

Hunger strikers win review

17 May 2011
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has agreed to review the case of three Kurdish Iranian asylum seekers who mounted a 37‑day hunger strike outside its headquarters in Croydon.

Will the Home Office let six refugees die?

03 May 2011
Six Kurdish Iranian refugees are on hunger strike in London in protest against British government plans to deport them to Iran.

Success in Hackney

28 October 2008
Following the recent successful London-wide rally hosted by the People Before Profit Charter, supporters in Hackney, east London, along with Turkish and Kurdish activists, called an organising meeting for the charter.

Kurdish protest in Sheffield

28 October 2008

Turkish invasion of Iraq is extension of ‘war on terror’

26 February 2008
Thousands of Turkish troops have launched an attack into northern Iraq in a dangerous escalation of their war against Kurdish separatists.

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