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WorldLink: Kurdish music as protest

Deep-seated hostility still exists between the Turkish state and the country's Kurds, who weren't recognized as a distinct people by the Turkish government until 1991 and are still not allowed to teach their language in kindergarten through highschool. As Reese Erlich and Emilie Pons discovered, that conflict is reflected in Kurdish music, which has a long history of documenting their struggle.

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