Archive - Nov 28, 2009

IRAQ: CPT delegation jolted by historic and current realities Iraqi Kurds must face

"We want security and our neighboring countries to stay out of our country and villages," a group of twelve men displaced by Turkish bombing around the village of Terwanish in northern Iraq, said to CPT's delegation of international peace workers.  They told of Turkish airplanes flying low over their village, terrorizing the people, hearing the continual bombing of villages a few kilometers away, and the loss of their livelihoods and traditional ways of life.