Thousands of Kurdish protesters gathered in central Cologne, Sunday, to demonstrate for an independent Kurdistan and against the recent seizure of Kirkuk by Iraqi government and allied forces.

“From 1975 until now, the Kurdish people have been humiliated, their people, their children, their women, we are a peaceful people, a democratic people, a sophisticated people, but unfortunately [this is the case]. Kirkuk will remain Kurdish and all the land that was freed by the Peshmerga, long live the Peshmerga, we are with them, the heroes that sacrificed their blood for Kurdistan,” said one demonstrator, Khaled.

The protest comes after Iraqi government troops with the help of Shiite militias captured oil-rich Kirkuk, driving out the Peshmerga and consolidating their positions close to the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, Erbil.

Source: Ruptly

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if they care so much… maybe they should go and fight for it! meanwhile the peshmerga ran like pussies, with their twitter trolls posting pictures and tanks destroyed during the invasion of iraq and claiming them t be casualties of the ISF. f**k me.

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How brazen are the Kurds, regardless of their origin. Kirkuk never belonged territorially to the Kurds of Iraq nor did the Omar field oil to the Kurds of Syria. They are only vile thieves taking advantage of the misfortune of others to illegally seize what never belonged to them. I imagine they are traits of character inherited directly from their ancestors. Being the Kurds a kind of human stone without any moral and social values. Well deserved they have so much hatred of their neighbors and countries that have sheltered them, I fear. Now I understand why the Americans, Israel… Read more »