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Notes on Kurdish Culture, Literature and Art Conference in Diyarbakir

Prepared by Amir Sharifi and Luqman Barwari As 2010 was coming to an end, one could make a forceful argument that the year was an intriguing and fruitful one when it came to the long neglected Kurdish language, art, and literature. Kurdish intellectuals, politicians, and activists in the homeland and Diaspora for the first time …

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Kurdish National Congress of North America 22nd Annual Conference

Division of Kurdistan: Its Impact on the Unity of Kurdish National Psyche  San Diego State University, San Diego CA June 4-6, 2010  Friday, June 4th  Introduction ~ Flag Raising Ceremony ~ Singing of the Kurdish National Anthem: Ay Raqib  Panel: Youth Panel Moderator: Mr. Luqman Barwari  Mr. Sarouj Aprahami – Armenian Youth Organization  Mr. Aprahami …

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The impact of partition, behavior, culture, and trauma on Kurdistan

By Dr. Artin 22nd annual conference of Kurdish National Congress of North America June 4-6, 2010 at San Diego State University  Despite the changes in the world, the divided and traumatized Kurdistan is still struggling to become a free nation. While progress is undeniable, difficulties are numerous. To make a difference abroad, the Kurds in …

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Letter to President of The European Commission

José Manuel Barroso, President The European Commission Headquarters 200 Wetstraat / Rue de la Loi 1000 Brussels, Belgium  December 2, 2009  Honorable President Barroso:  In 1979, when Shah’s despotic regime was superseded by Khomeini’s tyrannical theocratic regime and the establishment of the Shiite sectarian government, strict religious measures were imposed upon all Iranians; particularly the …

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Iran: A stubborn murderer of Kurdish human rights activists

News from the KNC Public Relations Committee Kurdish National Congress of North America             inquiries: info@kncna.org     In the past years, the Iranian despotic regime has been busier than ever before murdering Kurdish human rights activists. Sadly enough, the Kurdish activists are put on trial in an orchestrated court with very limited access to legal representatives or …

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Iranian theocratic regime continues to execute Kurds

News from the KNC Public Relations Committee Kurdish National Congress of North America  inquiries: info@kncna.org     contact: Azad Moradian  According to several Reliable Human Rights Organizations in Iran, Ehsan (Esma’il) Fattahian (also spelled Fattahiyan) – a Kurdish political activist in Iran has been held at Sanandaj central prison. The Iran Judiciary informed the Court in Sanandaj …

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Lawsuits against the government of Iraq and a company that sold precursor chemicals to Saddam Hussein’s regime go forward

News from the KNC Public Relations Committee Kurdish National Congress of North America                     Inquiries: info@kncna.org      On Monday, October 12, 2009, the Associated Press reported that “the Nashville-based Kurdish National Congress and five expatriates filed a dismissal notice Friday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.” This news account has been portrayed by media reports as …

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Kurdistan Election: Another step toward implementing democracy

News: Kurdish National Congress of North America                       Inquiries: 703-598-0210 Contact: Brusk Reshvan Since the establishment of the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq, there have been many obstacles that hindered the developmental process of the Kurdistani society. Some of these obstacles were foreign made and some were domestic. Nevertheless, today’s Kurdistan is not the same …

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