During three study visits in 2003, 2004 and 2005 to Moscow, the Caucasia and Kazachstan, in preparation for our doctorate, many Kurdish intellectuals called for attention and brought to light their concern about the Kurdish communities and their chances of survival in the former Soviet Republics. People complained about the fact that the Kurds would probably be granted a passport, but that they would not have an equal participation in the economic activities and that there would not be any room for practising their own culture, language and religion.
 This doctoral project (2003-2007) was submitted and approved at the theological faculty of the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. The subject is Has a People the Right to Use Its Own Language? An Ethical Evaluation of the Kurdish Situation in Turkey. The Louvain moralist and the Chair of the Department of Moral Theology, Prof. Dr. Johan De Tavernier is the promot
[10 April 2007]