Turkey and the EU – Some worrying allegations

Kurd demo 1With the current Migrant crisis in full flow and many using Turkey as a transit point, the EU have sent cash to the Turkish Government and are looking to fast track the country to full EU membership status. Indeed, Prime Minister David Cameron is on record as stating that he wants Turkey admitted to the EU at the earliest opportunity.

Allegations have surfaced recently that the Turkish Government under Erdogan are trading with ISIS for oil and are using the ongoing action in Syria as an excuse to persecute the Kurds under cover of supposedly attacking the terrorist organisation.

Last Saturday, British Kurds took to the streets outside The Houses of Parliament to highlight the attacks they say are being carried out on their families in Kurdistan by the Turkish Government. I went along to listen to them and hear what they had to say about the situation – below is a transcript of one of the leaflets they handed to me…..

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