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Kurdistan Workers' Party PKK

The PKK is a militant Kurdish organization. In the 1980s it started an armed struggle for cultural and self-determination.

The left-wing militant organization was founded in 1978 in Turkey by a group of students around Abdullah Ocalan, who has been improsoned since1999. The Kurds make up over 20% of the Turkish population and have been repressed for decades. Here, an automatic compilation of DW Content referring to the PKK.

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