The February 6 Earthquake: The Ataturk Dam’s effect and the ethnic conflict in the country

There are two points I will focus on in this article: first, the nature of the earthquake and the impact of the Ataturk Dam in this context according to some experts, and second, the Kurdish question and the Turkish ethnic cleansing policy as relates to the earthquake

An Anfal perpetrator dies in Holland without facing justice

The genocide perpetrator Aziz Hamad Mawlud Shekhani, a Jash leader also known as Mullah Ozer who was commander of the 130th National Defense Regiment (NDR) of the Ba’ath regime, died in Holland on February 5, 2021 without facing justice. Mullah Ozer joined the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) after the 1991 uprising (Raperin) and then […]

Why Trump was a catastrophe for the Kurds

Between August 2016 and March 2017, Turkey actually conquered a large area west of the Euphrates River. The following January, Turkey attacked the Kurdish city of Afrin inside the Syrian border. The United States could have stopped the Turks but did nothing, while other Western countries reacted passively to the invasion. It was an attack […]

The Kurds Support The Free World

The Kurds themselves are victims of Islamic terrorism. Islamist jihadists have committed massacres against ethnic groups and especially the Yazidis. Currently, the Kurds are being attacked daily by the Islamists in Kirkuk and elsewhere. The Kurds’ support and understanding for Macron’s concern would therefore be expected.

The Iraqi-Kurdish agreement overrides Yazidi interests

Like any other people, Yazidis are entitled to develop their society as they wish. They must have autonomy over the areas where they have historically lived and hold administrative and defense powers. A clearly bounded region should be formed in which they would have executive and legislative authority. Each ethnic group in the area would […]

The case of Paul Newey and NATO’s principles

Also, regarding the principles of NATO, Turkey has violated some of those, namely Articles 1 and 2, which require Turkey to pursue a peaceful solution and maintain stability in the region. On the contrary, Turkey has rejected a peaceful settlement and has invaded a country where hundreds of civilians have been killed and hundreds of […]

?Why does Turkey attack the Kurds

Turkey abhors the decentralized multi-ethnic rule in Rojava for nationalist, religious, and ideological reasons. First, Turkey could not tolerate the freedom of the Kurds, because Turkey is opposed to any kind of Kurdish rule in Rojava. Turkey has a large Kurdish minority, whose cultural and political rights the government refuses to recognize, and a new […]

?Should the West also accept the cleansing of the Kurds in Rojava

The Western countries have to do something about the crisis and prevent the disaster, otherwise it is about unprecedented betrayal. That’s because there are hundreds of thousands of lives at stake. It is the Kurds, as an ethnic minority, who are on the brink of purging in Rojava.

The Controversial Kurdistan Referendum: The Dirty Game in the Name of National Interest

The referendum destroyed the weak opposition, and the dynamo of the demands for political change. The people’s hope for the democratization of the political system vanished, and now no one talked about it. Finally the case of the Kurdish independence was severely weakened.

A special tribunal for prosecution of the ISIS perpetrators is a necessity

After US President Donald Trump asked Western countries to bring their ISIS prisoners (members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) home, there has been hot discussion on this issue. There are several ideas and opinions about what is correct or wrong in this case. Some believe that ISIS prisoners who are European citizens […]

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