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Saturday, July 23, 2011

The Kurdish case

"The Kurdish case
07/23/2011 23:33

The unilateral declaration of Kurdish autonomy in Turkey was greeted with deadly silence. The world couldn’t care less.

Few of us may realize it, but 850 delegates from North Kurdistan recently declared democratic autonomy in Amed (Diarbakir), proclaimed as the capital of North Kurdistan. They invited all Kurds to regard themselves as Kurdistani citizens. The area the autonomy claims constitutes a substantial portion of southeastern Turkey."

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