Fe­bru­ary 17, 2011

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

On Fe­bru­ary 17, 2011, a se­ries of demon­stra­tions started in Su­laimaniya city. The 2011 Kur­dish protests were a se­ries of demon­stra­tions and ri­ots against the Kur­dis­tan Re­gional Gov­ern­ment. The Iraqi Kur­dis­tan ex­pe­ri­enced protests dis­tinct from protests else­where in Iraq, which took place con­cur­rent with the Kur­dish protests. Th­ese Kur­dish protests were also re­lated to the Kur­dish protests in Turkey and protests in Iran, as well as a gen­eral up­ris­ing in Syria joined and sup­ported by Syr­ian Kurds.

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