Kurdish parents boycott schools in Turkey

09/20/2010 | Rudaw.net (Irbil, Iraq)

As schools reopen in Turkey, some Kurdish parents are keeping their children at home to register their protest against the government's decision not to allow the use of the Kurdish language in schools. Turkish officials say parents could face legal consequences. "Preventing children from education is exploitation," said Nimet Cubukcu, Turkey's minister of national education.

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