Kurdish Language

The Kurdish languages (Kurdish: زمانی کوردی ,Zimanê kurdî‎) constitute a dialect continuum, belonging to the Iranian language family, spoken by Kurds in the geo-cultural region of Kurdistan and the Kurdish diaspora. The three Kurdish languages are Northern Kurdish (Kurmanji), Central Kurdish (Sorani), and Southern Kurdish (Xwarîn). A separate group of non-Kurdish Northwestern Iranian languages, the Zaza–Gorani languages, are also spoken by several million ethnic Kurds. Studies as of 2009 estimate between 8 and 20 million native Kurdish speakers in Turkey. The majority of the Kurds speak Kurmanji. Most Kurdish texts are written in Kurmanji and Sorani. Kurmanji is written in …

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MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 26 April 2024 English

The smallest minority group primarily on discrimination in the context of state- is non-Muslims, who make up almost 0.4 percent of minority relations, as this remains a major obstacle to …

emerge:48 to anticipate such profiling. A Kurdish language teacher from MED-DER in Diyarbakır succinctly Associations (KAFFED) has universities. For instance, Kurdish language and literature taken charge of the entire worried about their extent. For example, the Kurdish language was used on prospects. Fear of being labeled Additionally, the prohibition against using (Kurdish Language Teacher, Diyarbakır) languages other than


MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 18 April 2024 English

SSindoh D3324041812070 A MINORITY RIGHTS GROUP SOVIET UPDATE • BY DR JOHN RUSSELL As the Soviet Union in the Gorbachev era attempts to territorial autonomy, the Greeks and Kurds the …

There are Map - The Peoples of the USSR. Kurdish-language publications, radio broadcasts, some educational


MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 12 April 2024 English

The first part of the report provides a general overview of the discrimination faced by Kurdish elements in Turkey and the position of Zazaki in recent years. [...] PART ONE …

the development and widespread use of the Kurdish language, especially the Zazaki dialect, to support problems in Zazaki than in Kurmanji. This Kurdish language is more isolated. It is little spoken of in


EU: European Union · 22 March 2024 English

rights and legal restrictions on the use of the Kurdish language as a language of instruction in education;


UNODC: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime · 14 February 2024 English

11 (b)).6 Exploitation The use of the child in work or other activities for the benefit of others and to the detriment of the child’s physical or mental health, development, …

including physical and mental health support, Kurdish language courses, formal and informal education, vocational


World Bank Group · 3 January 2024 English

COC should be written in plain Arabic and Kurdish language and signed by each worker to indicate that


OSW: Centre for Eastern Studies · 20 December 2023 English

OSW Commentary nUMBer 558 2 The crisis of the AKP model In connection with the centenary celebrations of the founding of the republic (29 October 2023), the ruling camp enthusiastically …

optional language of instruction in schools and a Kurdish-language state TV chan- nel was launched. However,


ELIAMEP: Hellenic Foundation For European and Foreign Policy · 16 December 2023 Modern Greek

However, this experiment took place because of the stalemate between the European Commission, the Council of the EU, and the European Parliament, regarding the aims of the CoFoE. [...] These …

IYI party is most hostile to accommodating Kurdish language and cultural demands and continues to be categorically


UN: The United Nations · 4 December 2023 English

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unemployment rates in the country. While Kurdish language instruction is not taught in public schools livelihoods. This illegal profession in the Kurdish language is called "Kolbery." Engaging in this activity


World Bank Group · 10 November 2023 English

COC should be written in plain Arabic and Kurdish language and signed by each worker to indicate that


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