Trending against Kurds in Turkey
Trending against Kurds in Turkey"The best Kurd is a dead Kurd" sparks outrage on Twitter.
An anti-Kurdish hashtag trending online focused on the conflict between the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the Turkish military. [AFP]
Netizens were outraged to find "En İyi Kürt Ölü Kürt" -- the best Kurd is a dead Kurd -- trending on Twitter on August 9. Many said the phrase's online popularity reflected common sentiments in Turkey against Kurds. The Stream spoke to Kani Xulam of the American-Kurdish Information Network about why the phrase was trending.
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