The history of Kurdish struggles
in South Kurdstan (Iran and Iraq)
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- Kurds in Iraq
- From Workers World, 24 March 1995.
Pro-PKK critique of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and the
Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in South Kurdistan/northern Iraq.
- The Northern Iraq operation: Turkey entered
- By Dogu Perincek, Chairman of the Workers' Party, Turkey,
Turkish Daily News, 3 April 1995.
- Iraq, Kurdish Communists meet on recent
- From Iraqi Letter, published by the
ICP, reprinted in the People's Weekly
World, 1 July 1995.
- Iraqi Opposition Describes Mass Execution
- Press reports from Washington Post and Associated
Press. 1 September 1996. Summary execution of cadres and mass
arrests of followers of Jalal Talabani's Patriotic Union
- U.S.-backed Turkish massacre
- By Andy McInerney, Workers World,
29 May 1997. On 14 May 1997 some 40,000 Turkish troops,
backed by the U.S., invaded northern Iraq to strike at
Kurdish liberation forces in the area. The Turkish government
says it invaded at the request of Kurdish Democratic Party
leader Massoud Bar zani. The KDP owes its control of northern
Iraq to the United States partition of Iraq after the 1991
- Israel involved in Turkish invasion, says
- By Ibrahim J. Ibrahim, in The
Baghdad Observer, 11 June 1997. The success of the
Turkish operation can be attributed to the involvement of
Tel Aviv and Washington.
- Ankara bombs northern Iraq
- Brief news report from the Militant, 13 October 1997. Bombing of 15
Kurdish camps near the Iranian and Syrian borders. Turkey
labeled it as
- PKK General Secretary:
We Have Strengthened
- KIZ Press Statement, 30 October 1997. An overview of the
present situation in South Kurdistan, with reference to the
recent tensions in the region following Turkey's latest
invasion. Statement is that of Abdullah Ocalan (PKK).