UPCOMING EVENTS

IRAQI KURDISTAN INDEPENDENCE REFERENDUM

September 25, 2017, Iraqi Kurdistan

 

CAUSES

Stories from all ethnic groups, focusing on
the Kurds, Basques, and Palestinians

  • U.S. supports Kurdistan Independence Referendum

    U.S. supports Kurdistan Independence Referendum WASHINGTON D.C., The United States stated on Thursday, June 8, 2017, that it appreciates the “legitimate aspirations” of the people in Iraqi Kurdistan, during the daily briefing, a day after officials in Erbil, Kurdistan decided on holding Kurdistan independence referendum on September 25, 2017. “We support a unified, stable and

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  • Kurdish athletes in Rio Olympics 2016

    As the Rio 2016 started in Brazil, all Kurdish eyes were up to welcoming team Kurdistan but unfortunately as we all know Kurdistan is not a country yet, so Kurdistan couldn’t participate as a team, yet that doesn’t mean there are not Kurdish athletes.Here’s the list of Kurdish athletes who are participating in the Rio

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  • EU to open representation office in Kurdistan

    The European Union will soon open an Office in Erbil, the capital of Kurdistan region to support the current activities of the EU in coordination with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), the United Nations and NGOs. Minister Falah Mustafa the head of KRG Foreign Relations welcomes the decision of the EU for opening their office

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  • Iran allowing Kurdish Language Studies!

    What a good news from Kurdistan the Iranian part, now it’s allowed to study in ‪#‎Kurdish‬ language in Iran, not only for one subject but the entire education can be taught in the Kurdish language. For many years the Kurds in Turkey and Iran we were not allowed to speak in the Kurdish language in

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PAST EVENTS

We hosted Kurdish Culture Festival in November 2015,
check out some moments from our event.

ASAWAR is part of a larger collaborative

EthnoCultural

EthnoCultural branches out to there sections for three nations, the Kurds, Palestinians and Basques

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THE KURDS

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The Kurdish people are a heterogeneous ethnic group whose ethnic background comes from many regions including Iraqi Kurdistan, and parts of Iran, Turkey, and Syria. The Kurdish ethnic group includes many ancient ethnicities that have been absorbed into modern cultures including Iranian, Azerbaijani, Turkic and Arabic cultures…
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THE PALESTINIANS

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A Palestinian can mean a person who is born in the geographical area known prior to 1948 as Palestine, or a former citizen of the Mandatory Palestine, or an institution related to either of these. Using this definition, both Palestinian Arabs and Palestinian Jews were called Palestinians. Before the establishment of Israel…
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THE BASQUES

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The Basques are an indigenous ethnic group who primarily inhabit an area traditionally known as the Basque Country, a region that is located around the western end of the Pyrenees on the coast of the Bay of Biscay and straddles parts of north Spain and south France. Since the Basque language is unrelated to Indo-European…
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