Welcome to The Kurdish Institute

Movement for human and peoples rights

Campaigns

SOS Rojava & Shengal

This campaign mobilizes support for the reconstruction of Kurdish regions in northern Syria (Rojava) and the Yezidi city of Shengal (Sinjar) in Iraq. These were both severely damaged when they were attacked by the Islamic State in 2014 and the reconstruction costs a...

#SOS Turkey

#SOSTurkey is an open platform of organizations and individuals who support the hundreds of thousands of people who fell victim to the purges and human rights violations in Turkey. The platform is committed to the democratization of Turkey. It is a broad solidarity...

Activities

27sep19:0022:00Kurdish Guest Table and LectureA pleasant and informal exchange on the Kurdish Issue

17oct20:0000:00Flemish-Kurdish Evening40 years of Flemish-Kurdish Solidarity

11dec19:0022:00Dining with the Kurdish IssueA pleasant and informal exchange during a Kurdish Guest Table

Who are the Kurds?

The Kurds are one of the largest stateless nations in the world. They possess a diverse and rich culture which they wish to express fully, a desire all people deserve. However, this human right to experience is not given to all.

The story of the Kurds and their neighbors in the Middle East, Eurasia and the Caucasus creates empathy and deep understanding. How they experience the heart of their culture.

Without a Nation.

Stay Informed

Call for 3rd Global Hasankeyf Action Day on June 7-8, 2019!

Published by Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive + Mesopotamia Ecology Movement on 18.05.2019 We call on social movements, NGO's, activists and others in the world to join the 3rd Global Day of Action for the defense of the 12,000 year old town Hasankeyf and the Tigris...

Erdoğan’s Civil Coup

Güney Işıkara/Alp Kayserilioğlu/Max Zirngast: May 9, 2019 Turkey's recent election saw the ruling party's control over Istanbul broken. Now, the regime wants a re-do. Published by Jacobin on 9 May 2019. On May 6, Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) decided by a...

SOS Rojava & Shengal

Hişyar Özsoy: 30 April 2019. Call letter by HDP vice co-chair Hişyar Özsoy to the international community regarding the 15 political prisoners who have turned their hunger strike into "death fast". Published by HDP on 30 April 2019. Image Source Leyla Güven, the...

Who are we?

The Kurdish Institute is a recognized movement that sensitizes on human and peoples rights in the Middle East, Eurasia and the Caucasus.

We want to inspire and engage people to work for this mission.

In Flanders and Brussels, the Kurdish Institute strives to ensure that ethnic-cultural minorities receive basic rights, equal opportunities and participation in our super-diverse society.

Who are the Kurds?

The Kurds are one of the largest stateless nations in the world. They possess a diverse and rich culture which they wish to express fully, a desire all people deserve. However, this human right to experience is not given to all.

The story of the Kurds and their neighbors in the Middle East, Eurasia and the Caucasus creates empathy and deep understanding. How they experience the heart of their culture.

Without a Nation.

Stay Informed

Call for 3rd Global Hasankeyf Action Day on June 7-8, 2019!

Published by Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive + Mesopotamia Ecology Movement on 18.05.2019 We call on social movements, NGO's, activists and others in the world to join the 3rd Global Day of Action for the defense of the 12,000 year old town Hasankeyf and the Tigris...

Erdoğan’s Civil Coup

Güney Işıkara/Alp Kayserilioğlu/Max Zirngast: May 9, 2019 Turkey's recent election saw the ruling party's control over Istanbul broken. Now, the regime wants a re-do. Published by Jacobin on 9 May 2019. On May 6, Turkey’s Supreme Electoral Council (YSK) decided by a...

SOS Rojava & Shengal

Hişyar Özsoy: 30 April 2019. Call letter by HDP vice co-chair Hişyar Özsoy to the international community regarding the 15 political prisoners who have turned their hunger strike into "death fast". Published by HDP on 30 April 2019. Image Source Leyla Güven, the...

Who are we?

The Kurdish Institute is a recognized movement that sensitizes on human and peoples rights in the Middle East, Eurasia and the Caucasus.

We want to inspire and engage people to work for this mission.

In Flanders and Brussels, the Kurdish Institute strives to ensure that ethnic-cultural minorities receive basic rights, equal opportunities and participation in our super-diverse society.

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