Middle East

Iranian Kurds Fight Discrimination - Hope for Changei
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Meredith Buel, Ali Javanmardi
November 19, 2012 2:50 PM
The Kurdish minority in Iran has for decades suffered discrimination and many Kurds have been thrown into prison and executed for seeking equal rights from the Islamic government in Tehran. VOA's Meredith Buel and Ali Javanmardi report that 'Arab Spring' uprisings in the Middle East and threats of military attacks to stop Iran’s nuclear program, however, have given some Iranian Kurds hope for change.

Iranian Kurds Fight Discrimination - Hope for Change

Meredith Buel, Ali Javanmardi

Published November 19, 2012

The Kurdish minority in Iran has for decades suffered discrimination and many Kurds have been thrown into prison and executed for seeking equal rights from the Islamic government in Tehran. VOA's Meredith Buel and Ali Javanmardi report that 'Arab Spring' uprisings in the Middle East and threats of military attacks to stop Iran’s nuclear program, however, have given some Iranian Kurds hope for change.


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