Category Archives: Terrorism

Erdogan’s State Sponsored Terrorism Breeds More Terrorism

By Dr. M. Koohzad: Introduction: The Turkish Tyrant President Erdogan did not devise state sponsored terrorism. It was Ataturk, Father of the Turkish Republic, out of fear of the non-Turks, who applied this tactic to control the Kurdish uprisings. General Ataturk was the first to commit genocides against the Kurds. The Turkish reign of terror…

Religious Terrorism

By Dr Salim Ibrahim: Religion is meaningful to us in so far as it makes a positive difference in the way we live. It becomes irrelevant when it becomes a cause for inconvenience to the civilised way of life. The re-emergence of terror in the streets of Europe is another wakeup call for the Western…

Islamism and the Cult of Violence

By Dr Salim Ibrahim: I believe getting clear on the issue of religion and all that is associated with it, is imperative, not only due to the difference which religion makes to the lives of people and our understanding of the universe, no matter how unscientific its explanations are, but for purposes of conceptual clarity….

Did The Iraqi Government Say Iraq Is Safe Enough To Return To?

By Razbar Sulaiman: An Islamic State suicide car bombing in the Karrada district of Baghdad early Sunday morning ripped through the neighbourhood busy with shoppers preparing for this week’s Eid Al-Fitr holiday, killing at least 250, wounding hundreds more, and further shredding the credibility of Iraqi government. A suicide bomber blew up an explosive-laden pickup…

Media Has a Responsibility to Not Encourage Terrorism or Islamophobia

By Ramyar Hassani: Here is why the excessive media coverage given to Mullah Krekar is damaging. During the past few weeks, media outlets, especially Kurdish and Norwegian ones, have paid a lot of attention to Mullah Krekar. His quotes have been repeated over and over in all kinds of media outlets, both local and international….

Women Gyn Doctors Urgently Needed by Yazidi Refugees

By Dr. Amy L. Beam: Over 400 Yazidi girls and women have  escaped from the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria and made their way to Dohuk in northern Iraq.  Some have been bought back for ransoms.  Since their kidnapping last August 2014 from their homes in Shingal, Iraq,…

Message of Solidarity with the French People

By Kurdish American Education Society: The following message was delivered to the French General Consul in Los Angeles on behalf of the Kurdish American Education Society (KAES) and the Kurdish community. Dear Mr. Axel Acruau: We members of the Kurdish American Education Society and the larger Kurdish community in Southern California express our revulsion and…

KCK Statement on the Paris Massacre

By the KCK Co-Presidency: To the Press and the Public Opinion We vehemently condemn the assault and massacre conducted by the fascist thugs against the weekly satirical magazine and we offer our deepest condolences to the families and relatives of the victims, the French press, and the French people. Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook…

Sorry Charb – We Couldn’t Protect You!

Mohammed Ismail

By Mohammed Ismael: I am not French; I do not understand the French language. I can’t cite any French authors. French culture is totally foreign to me. Should I visit France it would be a total culture shock for me. But today I know how the French feel. I want to speak French and sing…

The Message of Political Islam; Rojava’s Answer of Unity

Dr. Jan Best de Vries: For some unknown reason in the Western world a distinction is made between “moderate” (f.e. Mr. Erdogan) and “radical” (f.e. Mr. Al-Bagdhadi) islamists. As long as “allah akbar” is shouted to legitimize rape, murder and destruction by jihadists both in West Asia (Kobane) and Europe (Paris), this distinction is rather…

Recruiting the Right Rebels in the Mideast: Myth of McCain’s Moderate Muslim Militants & Obama’s Good Islamist-Jihadist-Terrorists

By Dr. M. Koohzad: There is no such mortal as a moderate Muslim militant in the Mideast. They all are Islamist-Jihadist-Terrorists, SOBs. We love them if they are our IJTs SOBs. Introduction All of the issues of political economy in the Mideast are related to the imperial arrangements of the Western powers. They imposed all…

Erbil hit by suicide bombing, at least 4 killed

KT News: At least four people were killed today in a suicide car bomb attack in the heart of Erbil, the capital of south Kurdistan. Mayor Nawzad Hadi told Rudaw TV that the bomber had tried to enter the Erbil citadel grounds but failed, and so he detonated his explosives-packed car outside the complex. The…

Kobane: MEPs call on Turkey to do more to help city under threat by IS

European Parliament Press Release: Turkey should do more to help Kurds fight off the IS threat in Kobane, many MEPs said in a debate on the besieged Syrian city on 22 October. They also condemned the violence by IS and said more should be done to tackle the terrorist group and help its victims. Some…

2,000 ISIS members are Turkish; Erdogan harbours jihadist terrorists

By Solin Hacador: Demir Celik, MP of the HDP (People’s Democratic Party), for Mus, a Kurdish-populated city, recently stated at a press conference held at the Turkish Parliament that there are around 2,000 specially-trained Turkish fighters within the ISIS terrorist group waging war against humanity. There is clear evidence and the whole world knows that…

Petition: FIFA must strip terror-backing Qatar of its right to host World Cup 2022

By Mama Yara: Millions of soccer fans were dismayed by FIFA’s decision to hold the World Cup 2022 in Qatar. Kurds are also furious at FIFA’s backing for a state that has financed deadly terrorism in Syria and Iraq. We urge FIFA to immediately strip Qatar of its right to host the World Cup 2022…