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Teach genocide!Teach genocide! Kurdistan and Hayastan - Hand in Hand: September 2007

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Video 3 - Kurds from Hayastan visits southern Kurdistan

Yezidi Kurds from the Kurdish diaspora in Armenia visits Lalish in southern Kurdistan 2006. The video is in Kurmancî andthe video is from Ezditv.ru.

Towers of Lalish

Kurdish pre-Islamic religion is a small mountain valley situated in Iraqi Kurdistan, about 60 km north-West of the city of Mosul. Lalish is the location of the tomb of Sheikh Adi ibn Musafir, reformer of the Yazidi.

Saturday, September 29, 2007

Video 2 - Lecture about Kurds in Armenia and Caucasia

Lecture about the Kurds in Armenia and in the rest of Caucasia (in the northern Kurdish dialect Kurmancî)
Thanks to Kurdistanwebb (FiratwebbTV)
Prof. Dr Celîlê Casimê Celîl speaks about the Kurds in Armenia and Caucasia, he has studied in Yerevan in almost 10 years but also in St. Petersburg. He currently lives in Austria
He speaks Kurmancî, Turkish, Lithuanian, Armenian and German.

Thursday, September 27, 2007

Video 1 - Kurdish women from Hayastan

A Kurdish women from the capital of Armenia, Yerevan speaks about Kurdistan, Armenia, religion, politics and other subjects in Kurmancî.
The following days, Kurdistan and Hayastan will publish video material about the Kurds in Armenia and other Yezidi Kurdish material.

The situation of the Christians of Kurdistan discussed in Italy.

Adnan Mufti, the speaker of KRG (Kurdistan Region Government in southern Kurdistan) discussed the Christian situation with Vatican officials while visiting the Vatican were he was received by Fernando Felony, deputy of the Pope for general affairs and Mr. Manbarty, Vatican foreign minister. Adnan delivered salutations of people of Kurdistan including all its components from Moslems, Christians and Ezdies to Vatican people.

Adnan Mufti

The spokesman of KRG assured the deputy of the Pope that in Kurdistan region demands of Christians and all the other religious sects officially are respected and appreciated.

Sunday, September 23, 2007

Kurdistan or Karabakh?

Armenians - refugees from Iraq prefer Kurdistan to highland Karabakh


The absence of conditions for the safe life is the basic reason of the emigration of Armenians from Iraq, with the change of power in Iraq of 18 thousand Armenians, this country left about 3 thousand Armenians. On this, as transmits correspondent IA regnum, stated on 30 March at the encounter in the scientifically- educational fund For "noravank" in Yerevan the chapter of the Armenian central national administration of Iraq Paruyr Of akopyan.

Frontline, Republic of Nagorno Karabakh © Edmond Terakopian 1994

According to him, only to Armenia emigrated from 600 to 700 Armenians from Iraq, about 1,5 thousand. - into adjacent Syria, Jordan and other countries. At the same time, noted Akopyan, is noted the migration of Armenians into the northern part of Iraq - Kurdistan. Here they feel themselves in the greater safety, since Kurdistan has internal autonomy. He emphasized that the authorities of Armenia cared that the Iraqi Armenians could settle in highland Karabakh, where they will ensure them with the dwelling also of scotomas. However, according to the chapters of the Armenian community of Iraq, which was accustomed to live in the large cities Armenians, do not experience special enthusiasm with this prospect. "they more greatly are aimed at THE USA and Europe, and if we obtain visa would be then not complicatedly, migration was more", it noted. "in Kurdistan it is considerably better than in the same Karabakh, since it is economically more developed, it has large petroleum reserves, are more developed universities", noted Akopyan.

Translated from Russian to English from the page Regnum.ru
Pictures is added from Kurdistan and Hayastan

Monday, September 17, 2007

Christianity in Kurdistan

A Kurdish bible in Soranî

Armenia was the first nation in the world that adopted Christianity, the first Christian state in history. St. Gregory was the one that influenced Armenia to adopt Christianity in the year of 301 CE.

The Christians in Kurdistan is mainly the Assyrians and the Armenians, when it comes to the Kurds they are Nestorian Christians.

There is also a Kurdish bible in both Kurmancî and Soranî and it is also available on the Internet:

You can read more about Christianity in Kurdistan on the first post published on this blog:

Beautiful Christian music in Kurdish

Friday, September 14, 2007

Nûra Cewarî - author from Armenia

Nûra Cewarî is a kurdish author from the former Soviet Armenia, born in 1941 in the capital of Armenia - Yerevan. She is currently living in Melbourne in Australia.
Her mother worked at Radio Yerevan and after college, Nûra started to work in the Music highscool of Yerevan in 1960 and in 1967 she started as an aspirant in the Institute of Academic Artist of Armenia and from there, her career started.

"Kilamêd cimeta Kurdaye govendê", published by Nûra in 1960