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Kurdish Human Rights Project Newsline

For the first time, a Kurdish witness in a Turkish legal hearing has been allowed to hear questions in her own tongue. A lawyer with a European Court of Human Rights fact-finding hearing was allowed to question Hatice Tekdag directly in Kurdish, her only language. Previously only Turkish and English were permitted.

Kurdish Human Rights Project Newsline

mag cover This article is from the May 2001 issue of New Internationalist.
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