Kurds

Kurdish Protest in Downtown Fargo Over Treatment in Iran

Farok says both Americans and the Kurdish people share the same type of democratic values in supporting civil liberties and free speech.

  FARGO, N.D. — Protesters armed with signs, chants and their dedication to get awareness and help for the Kurds dying in protests against the Iranian government. “The Iranian government is very, very clever and very good at shutting media down and shutting internet down so if you’re own city so if your protesting the next city won’t know your…

Kurdish Americans in Moorhead Celebrate the Independence Referendum

A vote on September 25th will decide if their home country becomes an independent nation

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds of Kurdish Americans from across the Valley are celebrating what may become Independence Day in their home country. They first came to Moorhead in the 1970’s as refugees. Many of them came here to escape persecution. Oppressing forces have been at odds with Kurdistan for more than 100 years. At Gooseberry park, a Kurdish community with…

Kurdish-Americans to Celebrate Independence Referendum in Moorhead

All people are encouraged to show up regardless of heritage

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Kurdish Americans in the Valley are getting ready to celebrate a vote which could grant independence to southern parts of Kurdistan. The Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum goes to the vote on September 25th. Kawar Forok told us many Kurdish Americans will be able to take part in the vote from here in the United States. Many Kurdish…