The Deforce Policies of the Kurdish Regional Government

Kurdish Fascism, Historical lies and the glorification of Mass Murderers; traits found in Kurdish text books forced upon Assyrian students in Kurdish occupied Assyria Part 2-Final

The text below briefly refers to Muhammad Pasha, who was also known as “The great Pasha” as the head of the Emirate of Soran and states that he conducted reforms in all fields but fails to mention that he was humiliated militarily by the Independent Assyrian tribes of the Hakkari region in 1834 in a battle that took place at the banks of the Zab river near the village of Lezan in lower Tyari. This defeat encouraged Ottoman authorities to launch a military campaign of their own against him and In 1836, the Kurdish “great Pasha” surrendered as a coward to the Ottoman Wali/Governor Mohammed Ince Beirakdar on Rai ve’ Aman ( safety of life) after most of his Kurdish supporters abandoned him. He was exiled to Constantinople and on his way back to his native town of Rawanduz he was killed by poison.(Hirmis Aboona, Assyrians, Kurds and Ottomans, 2008).

The end of Emirates of Bhutan and Baban The Kurdish textbook goes on to describe Badr Khan, also known as the prince of Bhutan as a visionary Kurdish leader, one who encourages industry, education and trade when in reality he was nothing but a blood thirsty mass murderer and a religious zealot that massacred tens of thousands of Assyrian Christians, destroyed their villages and stole their property. The report of American Board of Commissioners for foreign missions described the 1843 massacres of the Nestorian Assyrians in Tiyari as such: “It was a terrific visitation, when the savage Koordish hordes, led on by two tigers in human form, Bader Khan Beg and Noorullah Beg, descended with the fury of an avalanche on the brave, but too self-confident dwellers of the vales, and put thousands of them to indiscriminate and wantonly revolting slaughter; when helpless infants, tossed up on the point of their spears, and caught again while falling, before the eyes of their agonized mothers, were but pastimes in the appalling tragedy” (Frederick A. Aprim, Assyrians: From Bedr Khan to Saddam Hussein, 2006).
Treaties that are related to the situations of Kurdistan: Sykes-Picot Agreement

The Kurdish text book again refers to parts of the Mosul Province as Southern Kurdistan and it goes on to describe the region of Cilicia and the province of Addane or Adana as mostly inhabited by Kurds while the truth is that Cilicia was at one time the capital of an Armenian Kingdom and Armenians continued to be the majority of the population there until the Armenian Genocide of 1915 and despite the Armenian massacre of 1909 known as the “Adana massacre”. The province was controlled by the French and According to the Treaty of Sèvres signed in 1920; Cilicia was to become an independent Armenian state under French Authority. That treaty had never gone into effect because of the Turkish War of Independence. Measures were taken to repopulate the region with Armenians. More than 170,000 refugees, the majority of whom originated from Cilicia, were to be taken back to their homes by the French and British. However, rivalries between the French and British, and Kamalists incursions shattered Armenian aspirations for an autonomous Cilicia. On October 21, 1921, France signed the Treaty of Ankara with the Kamalists revolutionaries and relinquished Cilicia to Turkey. ( While Trabzon was mostly inhabited by Armenians and Greeks in Van, Armenians and Assyrians constituted the majority of the population although Kurds lived in the region as well but they were a minority until the Genocide of Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks at the hands of Turks and their Kurdish allies. These areas were never Kurdish and should not be referred to as Kurdistan.

Halabja Although chemical weapons were used in Halabja and close to 5000 civilian Kurds were killed this should not be classified as an act of “Genocide” but a horrible result of a bloody war between Iraq and Iran in which unfortunately Kurdish civilians were caught in the cross-fire. The Black Anfal Raids The Al-Anfal campaign didn’t only target Kurds and should not be labeled as a Kurdish genocide because thousands of Assyrians were killed as well and hundreds of their villages were destroyed. The text doesn’t mention the mass murder of Assyrians and the destruction of their villages and also fails to mention that there were several Kurdish tribes such as the Zebaris, Surjis, Hirkis and Doskis in an alliance with the Baath regime killing fellow Kurds and Assyrians and pillaging their villages. (

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