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Society for the Rise of Kurdistan

Society for the Rise of Kurdistan (Constantinople, with the aim of creating an independent Kurdish state in eastern Turkey.[1]

The Society based its statements to an independent Kurdish language and culture. The society issued a weekly magazine named Jîn (Live) in 1918/1919. Jîn was published in Ottoman Turkish and Kurdish (Kurmanci and Sorani dialects).

During the Edward William Charles Noel, in 1921, but was defeated by the Turkish army within three months on June 17, 1921. Following the uprising, KTC was banned by the Turkish national assembly. One of its leaders Miqdad Midhad Badirkhan was the publisher of the first Kurdish newspaper Kurdistan in Cairo.


  1. ^ a b The Kurdish nationalist movement: opportunity, mobilization, and identity, by David Romano, p.28.
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