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Publications of SOITM

·         At the mercy of the Kurdish parties Iraqi Turkmen are subjected to constant terror - May 15, 2017
Around 19pm of March 11th 2017, a group of 7-8 masked armed men talking Kurdish and wearing Kurdish costume ...

- Kürt partilerinin insafı altında Irak Türkmenleri sürekli teröre maruz kalmaktadır
Bu yıl 11 Mart günü akşam saat 7 civarında, Kürt elbisesi giyinen Kürtçe konuşan 7-8 kişiden oluşan silahlı maskeli ...

-      تحت رحمة الأحزاب الكردية تتعرض التركمان للإرهاب المستمر - ٢٩ نيسان ٢٠١٧
في مساء يوم ۱۱ آذار من العام الحالي، وفي حوالي الساعة السابعة مساءَ، قامت مجموعة مسلحة من الرجال الملثمين يرتدون الزي ...

·      Raising of the Kurdish flag in Kerkuk province against the will of the Iraqi parliament - 28 April 2017
The dominant Kurdish group in Kerkuk provincial council, disregarding both Turkmen and Arab groups, had voted in favor of rising of the flag of the Kurdish...

·         Fire damage offence to Turkmeneli bureau in Yahyavali, Kerkuk - 22 April 2017
At the dawn of April 15th 2017, the Yahyava bureau of Turkmeneli party detected as Student and Youth Organization was stormed and set fire ...

- Yahyava’da Türkmeneli partisinin bürosu ateşe verildi
15 Nisan 2017 şafağında, Türkmeneli partisinin Yahyava’daki Öğrenci ve Gençlik örgütünün binasına saldırıldı ve ateşe verildi. Bina ...

-        احراق مكتب حزب تركمان ايلي في كركوك ينذر بتفجر الاوضاع في احدى اغنى مدن النفط العالمية - ٢٢ نيسان ٢٠١٧
في فجر يوم ١٥ أبريل عام ۲٠١۷ ، اقتحمت جهات مجهولة مكتب تنظيمات الطلبة والشباب لحزب  توركمن في قرية يحياوا التابعة لناحية ليلان في محافظة ...

·      The present situation of the Turkmen in Iraq - 19 June 2013
Destruction of the state’s structure after the fall of Ba’ath regime, which removed the rule of law and...
-   The Power point presentation
-   Agenda
-   Brochure

·      Summary of confiscation of the land and demographic changes of the Iraqi Turkmen region - 1 July 2013
Iraq is one of the best examples of a non-democratic, multi-ethnic and nationalistic community...
-    The Power point presentation
-   The annexes
-   The program

·      Erbil city - 9 March 2013
Being a family in the large Turkic race, any article about the Turkmen will be in short supply if it ...

·      The Turkmen - 9 March 2013
Erbil city is considered one of the main Turkmen cities in northeastern Iraq, which is continuously exposed to intensive Kurdish settlement...

·      The Turkmen of Syria: exposed early to assimilation and deportation policies - 15 February 2012
As it happens with the Empires, in the last couple of decades, the Ottoman Empire suffered of large economic...

News and Articles

>      Kirkuk and Mosul: A Tale of Two Cities

>      Kirkuk Still Divides Arabs, Kurds in Iraq

>      Iraq's Kirkuk remains in legal limbo

>      Iraq's Kirkuk at heart of Arab-Kurd territory row

Important publications and events

>      Turkomans - 27 Fabruary 2015
The Iraqi Turkomans claim to be the third largest ethnic group in...

>      Turkmens of Iraq: The Third Ethnic Component of Iraq - 19 Fabruary 2015
Turkmens are the third largest ethnic group in Iraq after Arabs and ...

>      Who, What and Where are Iraq’s Turkmen? - 21 September 2014
Know your Yazidi. An anthropological sketch will assure support for...

>      Report on the situation of displaced Turkmen families after the events of the Mosul June 2014 - 21 September 2014
According to the available information, the displaced people of Tel-Afar and ...

>      Amerli: Iraqi town besieged by IS starving to death - 22 August 2014
With each new dawn, the people of Amerli wake up to the same nightmare ...

>      Iraq’s Beleaguered Turkmen Enclaves - 22 August 2014
If the world will not help Iraqi Turkmens defend their homes, then at least help them ...

>      European Parliament Urged To Hold Hearing On The Situation Of The Iraqi Turkmen In Northern Iraq - 8 July 2013
Further to the previous appeal of February 2013, following a series of attacks ...

>      Joint Motion for a Resolution on Iraq: the plight of minority groups, including the Iraqi Turkmen - 13 March 2013
whereas Iraq has long been home to a variety of ethnic and religious minority ...

>      Urgent Appeal regarding the human rights situation of Iraqi Turkmens - 5 March 2013
Below is a non-exhaustive list of atrocities committed against Turkmen people ...

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