Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Turkey bans Kurdish children’s books

Despite Turkey’s repeal of the ban on the Kurdish language, a recent restriction on Kurdish books for children demonstrates that the government is not willing to truly recognize the Kurdish language, The Kurdish Globe reported on Tuesday. The books in question were written in half Kurdish and half Turkish and were to be distributed by Kurdish teachers and parents, in hopes of educating Kurdish children in their own language. The books were not intended to be used in school or school-related programs.

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