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In 1987 that ban was extended to Kurdish music and Kurdish videos (Amnesty International 2005).

Hundreds of thousands of native Syrian Kurds have no citizenship rights, the Kurdish flag is illegal (but still flown), and numerous acts of repression have been documented.

The Kurdish people are, in fact, the largest national minority in the world that has no homeland.

Kurdish Language and Literature While being most closely related to Persian; the language of the Kurds, called Kurdish, is distinct from the Persian of Iran, the Arabic of Iraq and Syria, and the Turkish of Turkey.

They are also the largest non-Turkish minority in Turkey comprising 20% of the population (CIA Turkey, 2007).

The Kurdish speaking people are 9% of the Iranian population (CIA Iran, 2007).

The Kurdish people are the largest national minority in the world that has no homeland.

Despite the oppression the Kurdish people have faced, they continue to speak their language and organize politically and, at times, militarily to fight back everywhere they continue to live as a native population.Kurdish Culture, Repression, Women’s Rights, and Resistance By Steven Argue The Kurdish people number at an estimated at 25-30 million people.They live in eastern Turkey, northern Iraq, northeastern Syria, northwest of the Zagros Mountains in Iran, and in Armenia.Despite the attempts by the Iranian government to stomp out Kurdish culture, Kurdish literature and histories are available in Iran in both Kurdish and Persian (Blau 2007).In Syria, the written Kurdish language has been banned since 1958.

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