‘To be a Kurd means to fight’. Belsat TV report from Turkish Kurdistan (ENG subs)

dir. Konrad Zagórski, Syarhei Marchyk, 2016

https://youtu.be/Q4Fh6Ppim94

The Kurds is one of the world’s largest nations that has no own state. The areas inhabited by them are divided among four countries – Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey. And if in the three former countries the Kurdish people do have their own autonomy, Turkey does not recognize them as a nation at all. As the Kurds cannot accept it, they have been fighting for independence for decades. The conflict has recently flared up.

Journalists Syarhei Marchyk and Konrad Zagórski made a report from Turkish Kurdistan, where Ankara is squashing the uprising with the help of tanks and helicopters.

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