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Kurdish demonstration

June 6th, 2005 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Kurds in the north eastern city of Qamishli have been
demonstrating against the death of a religious cleric
last week. His family have blamed intelligence
services for his death but this hasnt been
independently confirmed. They say he was tortured but
he preached reconciliation between the government and
the kurdish minority. Last year tens of people were
killed when rioting broke out between rival groups in
that city. So far the only death has been a policeman
but its unclear how he died.

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  • 1 Anonymous // Jun 7, 2005 at 7.31 pm

    another example how the radicals kill the moderates that do not agree with them and blame it on the goverment to create anorcky fo the benifet of destabelizing syria. the kurds should renounce terror and claim their syrian identity free of forign interference.

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