Turkey’s genocidal policies against its Kurdish population

[The following article by Victoria University academic Dr Hussein Tahiri, provides a valuable perspective on the unremitting hostility by Turkey’s ruling elite to the country’s large Kurdish minority.]

Genocide is a systematic use of violence or oppression with the aim of physically eliminating or culturally destroying a social group. The savagery involved in physical genocide often attracts international attention whereas the use of cultural genocide over time often goes undetected. See full article here. (Picture: Kurdish town of Nusaybin, after army bombardment, July 2016.)

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