Turkish Kurdistan

February, 2008
In kurdish territories, under turkish control, there is a heavy atmosphere. February 29th 2008 is the day of the trial to the Kurdish language against Abdullah Demirbas, former mayor of the Sur municipality of Diyarbakir, as well as 19 members of the municipal council and Osman Baydemir, mayor of Greater Diyarbakir, for offering municipal services not only in Turkish, but also in Kurdish, Armenian and Syriac ... but Kurdish language is forbidden by Turkish law.