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Thousands march in Zurich in support of Kurds

National News // Jan. 29, 2018

Thousands of people marched in Zurich on Saturday in support of the Kurdish people.

 

Ferhates Thousands march in Zurich in support of Kurds

There have been similar demonstrations in other Swiss cities and in Germany.

The marchers were demanding an end to Turkey’s military action in Kurdish areas of Syria.

Turkey considers the Kurds to be a threat as they are demanding their own homeland. Kurdish regions straddle the borders of Turkey, Syria, Iran and Iraq.

Despite its size, Zurich police say the march was peaceful.

 

 

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