Turkmen fight for identity in Kirkuk

April 19, 2011 at 10:57 am | Posted in Turkmens | Leave a comment
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Turkmen fight for identity in Kirkuk
 
Iraq‘s third largest ethnic group complain of cultural erosion in disputed city. For the video please click on:

 

http://english.aljazeera.net/video/middleeast/2011/04/2011418194514456402.html

  

Last Modified: 18 Apr 2011 21:42

The third largest ethnic group inIraq, the Turkmen have long complained ofdiscrimination, especially in the city ofKirkuk where the local governmenthas been largely controlled by Kurdish parties.That began to change recently with a Turkmen politician electedas head of the provincial council, but many say more needs to bedone to preserve the Turkmens’ ethnic identity.

Al Jazeera’s Rawya Rageh reports fromKirkuk.

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