RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 403/3/6
TitlePapers relating to the Kurdistan National Congress
DescriptionFolder of papers relating to the Kurdistan National Congress [Kongreya Neteweyî ya Kurdistanê], a coalition of exiled Kurdish politicians and activists that was founded in 1999 following an initiative by the PKK that began in 1985. Documents include an undated paper in Sorani Kurdish by the KNK's predecessor, the Kurdistan Parliament in Exile, an undated document entitled 'Armancakanî Kongrey Kurd' with manuscript notes by Omar Sheikhmous, a final communiqué of the KNK from their congress (1989), a Newroz letter to Omar Sheikhmous (1990), a folded leaflet 'Pirôjey destûrî Kôngrey Gelî Kurdistan' (1995), issues 2,3 and 4 of Kôngre (Helsinki, 1995), a letter in English from the KNK to Martti Ahtisaari, President of Finland with an open letter from Kômîtey Amadekirdinî Kôngrey Nîstimanî Kurdistan (Helsinki)(1995), thirty pages of drafts for the charter of the KNK (1996), a fax and a letter to Sheikhmous from the KNK Liaison Committee (1997), a document by the KNK on Kurdish culture (1997), a press release by the KNK (Brussels, 2000) and Issue no. 1 of Kongre: Wesanê Netewî ya Kurdistan (1999)
LanguageKurdish; English
FormatVarious formats
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameSheikhmous; Omar (1942-)
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