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Kurdish National Congress of North America By-Laws

THE CONSTITUTION of the  KURDISH NATIONAL CONGRESS The constitution and the bylaws of the Kurdish National Congress of North America, which were adopted during its first General Assembly meeting at Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 1989, are hereby amended and approved by the 22nd General Assembly Meeting held in San Diego, CA June 4-6, 2010. KURDISH …

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

22nd annual conference of Kurdish National Congress of North America Speech by Dr. Artin 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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Division of Kurdistan: Its Impact on the Unity of Kurdish National Psyche Presidential Speech

By: Kirmanj Gundi In the wake of the Chalderan War, for the first time in 1639 our beloved Kurdistan was divided between the two warring empires, the Turkish Ottoman and the Persian Safavis. Although, this division formally ended or at least diminished the Kurdish political sovereignty, it did not impact the everyday livelihood of our …

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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 provided an overview of the activities of …

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The police raids against Kurdish activists in some European countries violate democratic and human rights principles

On Thursday, March 4, the Belgium police raided the Roj TV station, arrested many of its staff and confiscated much of their equipment. They also raided the office of Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) and arrested its president, Mr. Ramzi Kartal. The office of Peace and Democracy Party was also raided. The day after, the German …

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Dr. Najmaldin Karim Heads the Kurdistani List to Represent Kirkuk in the Iraqi Parliament

Once again election for the Iraqi Parliament is approaching. All the political factions in Iraq including Kurdistan are reassessing their grassroots political bases in order to do better and gain more seats in Parliament. For our people in Kurdistan more seats in the Iraqi Parliament mean not only political triumph, but also securing the national …

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Letter to EU – Turkey Kurds Conference

Ms. Kariane Westrheim Chair of the EUTCC Brussels 6th International EUTCC Conference 2010 EU Turkey Civic Commission European Parliament, Brussels February 3, 2010 Dear Ms. Westrheim: The Kurdish National Congress of North America extends to you our best wishes and congratulations on holding the sixth intentional conference on the EU-Turkey and the Kurds. Your effort …

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