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Leyla Zana Sentenced Again

KNC Public Relations Committee  Kurdish National Congress of North America Inquiries: 805-402-6440 Contact: Luqman Barwari  (California, December 11, 2008). Using its inherited racist Constitution, Turkey is renewing its prosecution of peaceful prominent Kurdish political figure Leyla Zana. Mrs. Zana once again has been sentenced, this time for 10 years by the Turkish Court for violating …

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An Embalmed Corpse of a King was discovered in Kurdistan-Iran

Kurdish National Congress of North America Inquiries: 403-200-6310 Contact: Brusk Reshvan  (California, November 27, 2008). On November 19, 2008, six corpses were discovered in Kurdistan-Iran. Archeologists believe the corpses were buried some 3000 years ago. The corpses belonged to a king and five of his bodyguards, who were buried around him. According to a myth, …

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Letter to President-Elect Obama

Kurdish National Congress of North America P.O. Box 90823, Nashville, TN 37209 www.kncna.org  President Elect Barack Obama, 713 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510  November 11, 2008  Honorable President Elect Obama,  The Kurdish National Congress would like to extend our best wishes and congratulations to you on becoming the 44th president of the U.S.  …

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Iranian Regime Continues to Violate Human Rights in Iran

News from the KNC Public Relations Committee  Kurdish National Congress of North America Inquiries: 403-200-6310 Contact: Brusk Reshvan  Iranian Regime Continues to Violate Human Rights in Iran  California. October 28, 2008. Despite the international calls to promote human rights and respect human dignity, the Iranian regime has been continuing its mono-religious sectarian policy of suppression …

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Letter to UNHCR

Nashville, TN 37209-USA www.kncna.org Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Palais des Nations CH-1211 Geneva 10 Switzerland  October 8, 2008  Honorable Commissioner Pillay:  Nagin Shaikhulislami  On October 4, 2008, the Iranian Security Forces raided Ms. Nagin Shaikhulislami’s residence in Tehran and arrested her. Ms. Shaikhulislami was the founder …

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Hunger Strike by over 100 Kurdish Prisoners of Conscience

Kurdish National Congress of North America Press Release  September 23, 2008 News from the KNCNA Public Relations Committee Inquiries: 818-434-9692 Contact: Azad Moradian Contact email: moradianazad@yahoo.com  Day 28 and Counting – An “Unlimited” Hunger Strike by over 100 Kurdish Prisoners of Conscience  On August 25, 2008 Kurdish prisoners in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s prisons …

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Letter to Presidential Candidate McCain

Kurdish National Congress of North America P.O. Box 90823, Nashville, TN 37209 www.kncna.org  Senator John McCain, Republican Party Candidate for President 241 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510  September 18, 2008  Dear Senator McCain:  Since 2003 when American forces liberated Iraq, the Kurds have been helping America implement its policies in order to create …

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Letter to Presidential Candidate Barack Obama

Kurdish National Congress of North America P.O. Box 90823, Nashville, TN 37209 www.kncna.org  Senator Barack Obama, Democratic Party Candidate for President 713 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510  September 18, 2008  Dear Senator Obama:  Since 2003 when American forces liberated Iraq, the Kurds have been helping America implement its policies in order to create …

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