Suna Alan – Hope Is Closer

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Suna Alan – Hope Is Closer

Illustrated by Hannah Kirmes-DalySuna Alan: Musician, human rights activist, journalist, feminist. Her repertoire of folk songs spans a rich cultural heritage and includes Kurdish, Turkish, Greek and Armenian songs. She uses her music to raise awareness of Kurdish issues and give another side of the story beyond politics. As a journalist and an activist she has published stories of Yazidi Kurdish women abused by Daesh, and she has written a song to raise awareness of this issue through music.



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Kurdish News Weekly Briefing, 10 – 16 August 2012

1. Huseyin Aygun’s first statement after his release
2. PKK Says Shemzinan Area Under Full Control
3. Interior Ministry Bans Pro-PKK Demonstrations on Aug. 15
4. Turkish planes shell Kurdistan Region’s border villages
5. Displaced Villagers Unwilling to Return for Fear of More Clashes
6. Relatives of Roboski victims waiting for justice
7. Video: Kurds take control in Syria’s northeast
8. Kurds’ ambitions add explosive element to Syria equation
9. Women’s Group Calls for Nationwide Campaign Against Honor Killing Continue reading “Kurdish News Weekly Briefing, 10 – 16 August 2012”