KSC Statement on Recent Police Raid on Kurdish Newspaper in London

Kurdistan Solidarity Network

Read this statement on the KSC website

The Kurdistan Solidarity Campaign has released the following statement on the recent dawn raid on the house of a distributor of a Kurdish newspaper in London. The BBC News report can be found here.

We condemn in the strongest possible terms the recent disturbing police raid on a distributor of a legal Kurdish Daily Newspaper, Yeni Ozgur Politika in London.

Yeni Ozgur Politika is a pro Kurdish daily newspaper published in Germany. It is the only daily newspaper in Europe published in both Turkish and Kurdish languages. Yeni Ozgur Politika first started publishing in 2006 and is now distributed in 6 countries across Europe, every day with around 5,000 copies. Yeni Ozgur Politika have journalists located all across Europe and Kurdistan. The newspaper covers daily news reporting about the issues affecting Kurds in Turkey and Europe. The paper reports on the political…

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