https://twitter.com/AAboudouh/status/1463911889474408453Iraqis from #Kurdistan accounted for many of the 27 people who drowned in the Channel tragedy. Here is Why Iraqi #Kurds are making risky journeys to Europe. My piece for the @Independenthttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/channel-crossing-death-europe-iraqi-kurds-b1964281.htmlhttps://twitter.com/TrevorP96101851/status/1463884851455696898https://twitter.com/Alison22N/status/1463847760659161091https://twitter.com/BBCBreaking/status/1463561300382998541https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-59406355https://twitter.com/robdn/status/1463834174813614084https://twitter.com/CaralNiChuilin/status/1463615311740129283At least 31 people, Kurds fleeing persecution, drowned today in the English Channel between Calais and Dunkirk. Tory MP still insisted on referring to these dead souls as “Economic Migrants” which is F’n pathetic & insulting.https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/nov/25/drowned-people-were-mostly-kurds-from-iraq-or-iran-says-francehttps://apnews.com/article/afghanistan-middle-east-english-channel-france-europe-df01e5ed782ca2c8f53161caec9c3924https://www.ft.com/content/d0c322bf-2f62-4e2d-a0ab-47ab4db061achttps://www.indy100.com/news/english-channel-migrant-deaths-timeline-b1964120
>>968196https://twitter.com/KurdistanWatch/status/1457411125058932738Thousands of migrants from the Kurdistan Region are currently in the 'Jungle' near Dunkirk in France, waiting to cross to the UK to seek asylum there.Here, they explain why they have chosen to take all this risk to leave Kurdistan. They say they would rather die than go back:https://twitter.com/KurdistanWatch/status/1463634285668319242Breaking news: 31 migrants headed for the UK have drowned in the English Channel near the French town of Calais after their boat sank.Kurdish journalist Ranj Pzhdary citing witnesses reported that all 31 are from the Kurdistan Region.More updates soon...
>>968196Those are rookie numbers.
>>968240https://twitter.com/secrettory12/status/1463824835289640960It was Kurds from Iran and Iraq who died yesterday. Presumably they got bored of their cushy life fighting the Turkish military for their right to exist, heard about the £5.50 on offer a day here, and hotfooted it six-thousand miles to fleece us.https://twitter.com/KurdDin/status/1463862582733856777https://twitter.com/NoContextKurds_/status/1463145671553388548
>>968247Frankly, I don't see why we don't just let Turks shoot the fuck out of them. There's like 2 different organizations at my uni reeing about Kurdistan and I'm like, nigga, I don't give a shit, if the Turks genocide them, fuck it, whatever, let the roaches do what they are best at. It's not like they are killing white people.
>>968247https://twitter.com/emrshtn/status/1464354981587431426Channel disaster: Kurdish woman Maryam Nuri Mohamed Amin is first victim identifiedhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-59439533