Kurdish media monitoring – 09.03.2023

The start of Newroz 2023 is given as a gift to the victims of the earthquake

 This year, the Newroz celebration will be celebrated with the slogan “Everywhere Newroz, every time freedom” and will be given as a gift to the victims of the earthquake. Newroz will be celebrated in 43 centers and the first Newroz 2023 fire will start in Semzinan district. 

Mesopotamia Agency

Women in the earthquake region: I don’t take off my underwear when I wash my head

The earthquake on 6 February affected everyone.

But like every incident, women, children, foreigners, and refugees affected more in this disaster.

Fatma Cadir, who faced the earthquake in her house in Hatay, is only one of those women.

Botan Times

The Bookfair of Erbil opened

The 5th Erbil International Book Fair opened with the participation of KDP President Masoud Barzani. In the opening ceremony of the exhibition, along with Barzani, the Special Representative of Iraq to the United Nations, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, was also there. The exhibition will be open from the 8th until the 15th of the month.


Rate of letters in Kurdish texts

This short review below is done by collecting several Kurmanci texts and counting the letters in them. All texts together consisted of 52 705 letters. All punctuation marks (full stop, pause, question mark, or exclamation point…) were removed before counting the number of letters.


Erdogan’s corruption company: Kizilay

Turkish fascist leader Erdoğan threatened those who criticized Kizilay a few days ago. People who criticized Kizilay said; Kizilay and AFAD did not help the earthquake victims. In his statement, Erdogan insulted those people and defended Kizilay. 


This news was translated by Yonca Sarsilmaz