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January 10, 2013

Three Kurdish Women with Ties to PKK Assassinated in Paris

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), KurdishPartiya Karkerên Kurdistan  or پارتی کار که‌رانی کوردستان.  It was founded in 1978 with the main goal of a an autonomous Kurdistan. The Kurds are the largest ethnic group in the World without their own country. It’s also recognized by the UN, and U.S. as a terrorist organization. 

Strange times we are living in when three EU women related to the PKK are shot execution style in Paris, France.  It definitely sounds like a professional job, what country’s assassination squad would be motivated is the question.  There are many who don’t want to see Kurdistan as their own state. 


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  • ArcticWarrior

    http://www.france24.com/en/20130111-kurdish-france-slain-pkk-female-turkey-sakine-cansiz-profile-legend   "The presence in France of one of the founders of the PKK -- an outlawed militant group considered a terrorist organization by the EU, the US and Turkey among other countries -- has raised eyebrows in some international circles."

  • RedWanderer

    I seem to be doing my usual arm-wrestling with livefyre and my posts seem to go poof.  They'll probably all appear at once tomorrow but in the meantime, I loved this quote, Arctic Warrior.  It's one of those REALLY profound quotes that goes into one of my special files. :)  Hope you don't mind if I borrow it....   And most civilizations have a war like element to them, very few pacifist ancient civilizations.Read more: http://sofrep.com/15961/three-kurdish-women-with-ties-to-pkk-assassinated-in-paris/#ixzz2HuMSrGHm

  • RedWanderer

    @ArcticWarrior  @dmalert  @hjw1dr    Don't see that my post "took" so sorry if this is a repeat but I LOVE THIS QUOTE, AW!

  • RedWanderer

    @ArcticWarrior  @dmalert  @hjw1dr    This might be among one of my all-time favorite profound internet quotes!

  • dmalert

    @HM1 (FMF) Ret.  @dmalert LOL. Pretty easy to do when the bars all serve P210 vodka shots....