Barzani rejects US, UK, UN proposal to delay referendum

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Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani on Friday said that the people of the Kurdistan Region have not received the alternative yet to the upcoming independence referendum scheduled for Sep. 25, stating the vote will be held on time.

source: Kurdpress News Aganecy

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Kurdish Cultural Festival: Sunday 30 July, Quorn, UK

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A great FREE event for all the family, with children’s activities, organised by the General Federation of Trade Unions, Freedom for Ocalan Campaign, Peace in Kurdistan, Kurdish People’s Assembly UK, Kurdish Youth Movement and KNK (Kurdish National Congress) UK. With workshops, music by internationally renowned performers, a series of short, brilliant Kurdish films and 3-course Kurdish meals.

  • Sunday 30th July 2017, 1pm-9pm
  • Quorn Grange Hotel Wood Lane, Quorn LE12 8DB  (Quorn is a village near Loughborough)

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Salih Muslim – PYD
  • Christine Blower – International Officer, National Union of Teachers
  • Simon Dubbins – International Officer, Unite the Union, and Freedom for Ocalan Campaign
  • Vasiliki Scurfield – writer, activist and the mother of the martyred friend of the Kurds Kosta Scurfield.

WORKSHOPS:

  • Kurdish Women’s Revolution in Middle East
  • Freedom for Ocalan; Restart the Peace Process Now
  • Rojava
  • Kurdish Question and Political Solution

For full details of the Festival programme download the brochure (pdf)

Book your place today!

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source: The Kurdistan Tribune

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Kurdish Cultural Festival: Sunday 30 July, Quorn, UK

Editor
http://bit.ly/2sHMI2A

A great FREE event for all the family, with children’s activities, organised by the General Federation of Trade Unions, Freedom for Ocalan Campaign, Peace in Kurdistan, Kurdish People’s Assembly UK, Kurdish Youth Movement and KNK (Kurdish National Congress) UK. With workshops, music by internationally renowned performers, a series of short, brilliant Kurdish films and 3-course Kurdish meals.

  • Sunday 30th July 2017, 1pm-9pm
  • Quorn Grange Hotel Wood Lane, Quorn LE12 8DB  (Quorn is a village near Loughborough)

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

  • Salih Muslim – PYD
  • Christine Blower – International Officer, National Union of Teachers
  • Simon Dubbins – International Officer, Unite the Union, and Freedom for Ocalan Campaign
  • Vasiliki Scurfield – writer, activist and the mother of the martyred friend of the Kurds Kosta Scurfield.

WORKSHOPS:

  • Kurdish Women’s Revolution in Middle East
  • Freedom for Ocalan; Restart the Peace Process Now
  • Rojava
  • Kurdish Question and Political Solution

For full details of the Festival programme download the brochure

Book your place today!

Book your places

source: The Kurdistan Tribune

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UN, US, France, UK, Pakistan and Germany condemn barbaric bombing in Suruc in north Kurdistan

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http://ift.tt/1JO4keG NEW YORK (KDN) – The deadly suicide bomb that targeted a group of a youth movement members and killed dozens in the Kurdish town of Suruc has been condemned by United Nations, UK, US, Germany and France. The Secretary-General condemned the deadly terrorist attack that took place today in Suruc, which has claimed lives of around 50 people and injured more than a hundred. “No cause or grievance ever justifies the targeting of civilians.” Ban Ki-Moon said in a statement delivered by his spokesperson. “The Secretary-General hopes the perpetrators of this act will be swiftly identified and brought to justice. He sends his deepest condolences to the victims and their families, and wishes those injured a speedy recovery,” Farhan Haq said. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the attack and said. “No cause or grievance ever justifies the targeting of civilians,” Farhan Haq told reporters in New York. Germany’s Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the international community to take strong measures against ISIS terrorism. “I condemn this heinous act in the strongest terms,” he said in a statement. “The attack in Suruc shows that we cannot relax in our fight against terrorism. Turkey is a significant partner in this regard.” UK […]
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