Tensions rise between Kurds and Turks in Germany

After the attack in Ankara, the Turkish community warns against an escalation of violence in Germany. Turkish political parties speak of an agitated atmosphere but not everyone agrees with the warnings.

Until now, there have only been isolated cases – but fear is growing that the conflict in Turkey could ignite in ethnic communities in Germany. Last week, the Berlin office of the pro-Kurd Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) was the target of an arson attack. Unknown suspects threw a Molotov cocktail in the office that had just opened for the election campaign in Berlin. Residents noticed the fire and put it out. Two weeks before that, the office of the Union of European Turkish Democrats (UETD) in Hamm, Germany, was hit by a suspected arson attack. The UETD is a lobby group for the Turkish government and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).

Turkey's AKP Governemnt and Islamic State behind Kurdistan massacres

Rough Sign Translation: Turkey’s AKP Government (Erdogan) and the Islamic State work hand in hand to commit massacres in Kurdistan

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    Today’s vibrancy alert level is…

  • Dana Garcia

    Those tribes are shooting at each other in their homeland area. What do governments expect when they import thousands from groups that already don’t get along?

  • canminuteman
  • The Butterfly

    You know it’s racist not to let other people wage their civil war on your land.