Kurds from all over Europe protest in Paris

Kurdish groups from all over France and Europe organized rallies in Paris today, Saturday, to express their outrage at the murder of three unidentified Kurdish activists in the French capital 10 years ago.

About a dozen buses from Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Belgium, escorted by police, brought Kurdish activists to the start of the march near the Gare du Nord in northern Paris.

A demonstration is taking place at this time to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the murders of Sakina Kansiz, Fidan Doğan and Leyla Silmes on January 9, 2013.

Protesters are also mourning three people who were killed outside a Kurdish cultural center in Paris two weeks ago in what prosecutors have called a racist attack.

Paris police were put on alert today, Saturday, after Kurdish gatherings witnessed skirmishes in the past, especially in response to last month’s shooting.

Source: Associated Press.

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