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While the political waves have promised to grant this state some form of political freedom, it is clear that it has a long way to go in the journey towards its independence.
In the Middle East, Kurdish people claim one of the longest histories. The Kurdistan land was founded back in the year 2400 BC and the Kurds occupied the same geographic region that they occupy today. However, the population in this land has changed since there hass been massive foreign invasions and immigrants into this region. The current face of the Kurdish people has been changed by not only the people surrounding them but also those that have entered in this region in the course of history. One of the historical times that the Kurds mark is the time that they fall under the rule of the Ottoman. The Ottoman Empire considerably suppressed the Kurdish people and this had socioeconomic impacts in this land. Since 1843, during the Ottoman rule, a massive Kurdish uprising underpinned the political consciousness of this community.
In the year 1908, the Kurdish people responded to oppression by attempting to form a national Kurdish movement. During the period of the First World War, there was a great struggle to redefine the boundaries of the Kurdistan land. Treaties were being formed by the respective governments to divide the minority communities such as Kurdistan. However, the government of Iraq and Turkey refused to give up the Kurdish land due to the presence of Oil wells in this region. They felt that this would be a great economic loss for the country. At the end of the Second World War, the Kurdish people formed the Mahabad Republic of Kurdistan, a body that gave this land independence from the other countries. However, this independence was short-lived as Iran, with the support of US and Great Britain destroyed this land and executed its leaders. This was a great blow for the land as it reduced the hopes of reconstruction and left the and under no
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The influence on architecture is physical and caused by the geography and climate of a mountainous region and the practical difficulties involved in constructing buildings there. The impact on life of the people relates to the isolated nature of living on mountains, the need to stand together so as to have better security, less access to governmental welfare and resources, and the subsequent poverty caused by geographical remoteness, and also greater insecurities caused by the life on the borders of nations.
The concept is particularly important when we are talking about minority issues. ‘Kurdish’ question is enlisted as one of the most problematic questions of present day. This paper examines the concept of nation-state and the possible application of this concept to Kurdish question.
Within this context, the ethnic problems in Kurdish region of Iran are interconnected with the discrimination and suppression faced by the ethnic minorities from the government of Iran. Thesis statement: The measures adopted by the Iranian government to solve the ethnic problems in Kurdish region are insufficient because the problem is deeply rooted in the transnational identity of the ethnic minorities in this region.
According to the archeological accounts, agricultural developments have been traced back in time (McDowall, 1989). Also, there is a record of domestication of animals, metallurgy, pottery, weaving, etc. The Kurds of the recent times have diversifying modes of subsistence, i.e.
The European Union, NATO, and the United Nations have listed the group as a terrorist group that is out to destroy the lives of innocent people. The Kurdistan Workers Party focused to merge the Marxist-Leninism ideologies with the Kurdish national ambitions in an attempt to establish an independent state for the Kurdish minority group found in Southeastern Turkey.
Stateless nations often find a hard time in expressing their identity as they are not residents to be associated with any state (Koohzad 179). Furthermore, stateless nation could refer to a given group of people without a proper system of governance, that is, not rule under one state as they may be subdivided and dispersed across many nations (Reynolds).
They were often geographically limited and did not cause large scale civilian casualties. Today, terrorism is a global threat motivated by a very different ideology and is much more deadly. This has been a problem between Turkey and members of its Kurdish minority
The use of fraudulent documents such as fake Identity cards, travel documents and passports, fraudulent laundering of money, and employing the services of corrupt government officials are some of the facilitations. Terrorists and traffickers have similar