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Kurdish National Congress of North America (KNCNA) Mourns the Loss of a Founding Member, Dr. Najmaldin Karim

Washington – D.C., USA (kncna.net) – The Kurdish National Congress of North America (KNCNA) mourns the passing of a true Kurdish champion, Dr. Najmaldin Karim.  Dr. Karim was one the founding members and president of the Kurdish National Congress of North America (1991-1999). He passed away peacefully on Friday, October 30, 2020. For decades, Dr. Karim was the …

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Call for a Thorough Investigation into the Assassination of Three Kurdish Women Activists in Paris

Los Angeles, CA – As members of the Kurdish National Congress of North America (KNC-NA) and the Kurdish Americans of southern California, we will hold a peaceful demonstration in protest to the recent political killing of three Kurdish women activists in Paris.  This protest will start on Monday, January 14, 2013 between the hours of …

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Letter to Yuksel

Mr. Mehemet Yuksel BDP representative  Washington, DC Date: December 27, 2012 Subject: Condolence Letter Dear Mr. Yuksel, Please accept this letter of condolence on behalf of Kurdish National Congress-North America (KNC-NA) board of directors. We are extremely sorry to hear about the immense loss of BDP parliament member Mr. Serafettinn Elçi. This letter is intended …

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Letter on Wan Earthquake

For Immediate Release Contact: Luqman Barwari                    Tel: (+1) 805.402.6440 Email: wanearthquakefund@gmail.com On October 23, an earthquake of 7.2 magnitude, followed by hundreds of aftershocks, hit Wan, a Kurdish province in Southeast Turkey, and have wrought immeasurable suffering among the people in the area.  As of now, at least 535 residents of Wan …

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A Letter to President Barack Obama on the recent Turkish-Iranian aggression against Kurdistan-Iraq

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20500 August 27, 2011 Dear Mr. President: When America decided to invade Iraq and topple its tyrannical regime, America was in need of assistance from all of its friends in the region, particularly America’s long time ally, Turkey. To expedite the toppling of …

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KNC-NA Statement on Democratic Autonomy in North Kurdistan

July 18, 2011 After the collapse of Othman empire new states such as Turkey, Iraq, and Syria were created. A potential new country was supposed to be Kurdistan, but Turkey and its allies prevented this from happening. Gradually Turkey turned to a modern democracy for the Turks and an oppressive state against the Kurds. The …

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