Please remove my name from this petition, I am against any partitioning of Iran. You can have Turkey, Iraq and Syria but not Iran.
Isn't it up to the Kurds to determine their own future?
Its our right, we don't want Iran, we want this Kurdistan state which Iran took it from us.
What's so unique or good about Iran? If Kurds should have self-determination in Turkey, Iraq and Syria, why not in Iran? Iran is the Persian empire whose retreat under the Qajars was never completed. Its borders do not respect the territorial integrity of the non-Persian nations forced to be part of Iran without any democratic choice, such as Balochistan, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Al-Ahwaz, Turkmenistan. "Iranian" as an identity is a myth of the Pahlavi dynasty. The more these nations are...
What's so unique or good about Iran? If Kurds should have self-determination in Turkey, Iraq and Syria, why not in Iran? Iran is the Persian empire whose retreat under the Qajars was never completed. Its borders do not respect the territorial integrity of the non-Persian nations forced to be part of Iran without any democratic choice, such as Balochistan, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Al-Ahwaz, Turkmenistan. "Iranian" as an identity is a myth of the Pahlavi dynasty. The more these nations are persecuted, the more likely Iran will collapse like the Soviet Union or Yugoslavia.
Yes it is up to the Kurds and that is why I asked to have my name removed. The petition should state their goal openly, which it does not. I'm here to help Iran refugees and denounce the brutal dictatorship in Tehran. All refugees; Kurds, Ahwazi, Baluch, Azari, Turks, Persians, etc,,not to disect Iran. Thank you.
Also, Pahlavi is dead, It is not him imprisoning, raping and killing Iranians, it is Khamenei. Attacking a dead man is not going to resolve the problem at hand.
I used to believe that Iran could become a free democratic country that respected the rights of all its constituent national groups. But after many years of being involved in advocacy for ethnic rights, I realise this is impossible.
There is too much hatred and Persian chauvinism at the heart of Iranian nationalism, which was defined by the Pahlavis and elaborated upon by the mullahs. Ethnic groups want to live in peace and equality, but Persian-led groups refuse to work with them and...
There is too much hatred and Persian chauvinism at the heart of Iranian nationalism, which was defined by the Pahlavis and elaborated upon by the mullahs. Ethnic groups want to live in peace and equality, but Persian-led groups refuse to work with them and rather engage in insults and intimidation that indicates a fascist mindset.
Having been the subject of a relentless personal campaign by both the Pahlavi-led monarchists and the supporters of the Islamic Republic (I really can't tell them apart), I understand the kind of aggression ethnic groups like the Kurds face. The only way Kurds will find freedom is through separation from Iran. The same goes for all other non-Persian groups.
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Brwa, I will always have your back, and anyone's back who is oppressed and screwed over. It is what my faith and belief in my country's constitution tells me to do. For that I may be a "Rogue" American but screw anyone who doesn't like it! lol. Let me know however I can be of help dude
Your words mean a lot for us, it prove how right we are and how kind you are. Thank you dear.
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komellêk kesiy xonewist, fêrman deken bo ainde bjin, jêgay shanazin.
what do you say ?
VIVA for kurd and kurdistan.
I don't know what we have to do when we knock any door it's closed, just I can say I love KURDISTAN and freedom for north I love you.
Kai GIATI NA yparxei Turkmenistan dear Rizgar, kai NA MHN YPARXEI KURDISTAN ??!!!
The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society. Production by an isolated individual outside society... is as much of an absurdity as is the development of language without individuals living together and talking to each other.
please sign the petition, to be silent is to be part of this murder
ON BIN IMZA LAZIM. LUTFEN 5 DAKIKANIZI AYIRIN VE IMZALATIN.
SESSIZ KALMAK, SUCA ORTAK OLMAKTIR!
My best regards to them and I want all humanity organisations and all countries support this people how chalange to have better life in future. All my heart for them and every singel person who support these prosoners for there's freedom. Hello to the LIFE and LOVE!
Read this from (THE ECONOMIST) Please, Last issue.
Hunger and thirst; Turkey and the Kurds.
A hunger strike causes new tension between Turkey and its Kurds.
WHAT happens if they start dying? The question weighs ever more heavily as hundreds of Kurds in prisons across Turkey continue the hunger strike they launched on September 12th. Human-rights activists are saying that many have reached "a critical threshold."
The hunger strikers, surviving on sugar water and vitamins, vow to keep up...
The hunger strikers, surviving on sugar water and vitamins, vow to keep up their fast until the ruling Justice and Development (AK) party meets their demands for greater linguistic rights and better prison conditions for the leader of the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish prime minister, has responded with threats to reintroduce capital punishment, to which Mr Ocalan was sentenced after his capture in 1999 (and which AK abolished when it took office in 2002, in line with European Union demands.)
Mr Erdogan has ridiculed the strikers, growling "let them continue" at a recent AK meeting. When five MPs from the pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) said they would join in, a breezy prime minister noted "some of them are in serious need of dieting." Yet the government has conceded one demand with a new bill to allow Kurds to use their mother tongue in court. The EU's ambassador in Ankara, Jean-Maurice Ripert, said this could "create the space for political dialogue."
The Kurds are unlikely to stop their hunger strike until Mr Ocalan is granted access to his lawyers as they demand. Mr Ocalan's status is shrouded in mystery. He has not met the lawyers for 15 months. The government claims this is because the ferry that carries them to his island prison south of Istanbul has broken down. Nobody believes this, not least because Mr Ocalan's younger brother visited him in September. He returned saying the PKK leader was unkempt and was upset by the escalation in PKK violence that prompted Mr Erdogan to scupper secret peace talks.
Yet the younger Mr Ocalan shed no light on whether it was his brother who is shunning the lawyers or the government that is blocking their visits. Proponents of the first theory speculate that Mr Ocalan will not see the lawyers (or ask the PKK to end its violence) unless the government moves him from solitary confinement to house arrest. Backers of the second idea think the government wanted to break the links between Mr Ocalan and his fighters (the lawyers carried messages) in hopes of triggering a leadership struggle that would fracture the PKK.
If so, the strategy has failed. Mr Ocalan's grip may be weaker but he continues to be revered by millions of Kurds. Giant images of the mustachioed PKK leader can be seen throughout Kurdish towns in neighbouring Syria, where an affiliate called the PYD seized control after the withdrawal of President Bashar Assad's troops. Turkey has been lobbying America for a no-fly zone over northern Syria in hopes of squashing the PKK's expanding influence. Wary of wading into further Middle Eastern misadventures the Americans have said no. But in a show of support NATO is expected, at Turkey's request, to deploy Patriot missiles in the province of Kilis, which borders Syria.
The Turkish president, Abdullah Gul, says the missiles would defend Turkey against a possible chemical-weapon attack. Western diplomats suggest that, contrary to reports in the Turkish press, the Patriots could not create a no-fly zone for Syrian rebels and refugees, but are "mostly about making the Turks feel loved." Turkish tanks remain on hills facing a PYD-held town this week after PKK sympathisers fired shots into the air during a funeral last month. If the stand-off with hunger strikers persists, more funerals will follow.
(Copyright 2012 The Economist Newspaper Ltd. All rights reserved.)
Dest Khosh Hevall.
Brwa Osman Chawt xosh gyanakam
Sign the petition!
Gjort med glädje :-)
basic right of humanbeing.
pakistan kab tak ayan gay