Kurds Thousands of Kurds continued demonstrating in cities across Europe today to protest the capture by Turkish commandos of the leader of the PKK - a Kurdish rebel group fighting for limited autonomy in southeastern Turkey. We broadcast an excerpt from a piece that aired in 1996 about the situation in Southeastern Turkey and which also explores why there is so much tension between the Kurds and the Turks. Daniel also talks with author David McDowall (A Modern History of the Kurds) about this weeks demonstrations and why so many Kurds now support the aims of the PKK, considered a terrorist organization by many nations.
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Kurds

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Kurds

Kurds

Kurds

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Thousands of Kurds continued demonstrating in cities across Europe today to protest the capture by Turkish commandos of the leader of the PKK - a Kurdish rebel group fighting for limited autonomy in southeastern Turkey. We broadcast an excerpt from a piece that aired in 1996 about the situation in Southeastern Turkey and which also explores why there is so much tension between the Kurds and the Turks. Daniel also talks with author David McDowall (A Modern History of the Kurds) about this weeks demonstrations and why so many Kurds now support the aims of the PKK, considered a terrorist organization by many nations.