Kurdish people protest killing civilians in Turkey

Tagged as: civilians killing kurdish protest repression turkey
Neighbourhoods: market nottingham square

Saturday 7 January 2012

Supporters of the Kurdish people gathered together in the Market Square.  Leafleting and listening to speeches.  

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They then marched across Nottingham to protest outside the BBC building in London Road.

They say that the coverage they get from the BBC on these issues is biased towards the Turkish goverment view of evnts.  They were interviewed by duty reporters there, when they asked for a more balanced coverage of their cause.

 

Turkish air strike kills 35 Kurds near Iraqi Kurdistan

http://www.ekurd.net/mismas/articles/misc2011/12/turkey3640.htm

 

Turkish air strikes kill dozens of villagers near Iraq border

Turkey's government forced to admit victims of bombing were not Kurdish separatist fighters

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/29/turkish-air-strikes-iraq-border

 

earlier report:

Nottingham Protest against Deportations to Northern Iraq (Kurdistan)

http://indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/08/321695.html

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ALAN LODGE 

Photographer - Media: One Eye on the Road. Nottingham.  UK

Email:                 tash@indymedia.org

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