24 September 2010
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected Kurdish politicians demands for education in mother language.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Turkish is the only language of education in Turkey and rejected Kurdish politicians demands for education in mother language.
Speaking in a meeting with local party officials Erdogan said no to education in Kurdish. He said Turkish is the only language in Turkey's education system.
Therefore Erdogan rejected a key demand of Kurdish politicians.
Kurdish politicians are pressing the Turkish government for constitutional reforms which will pave the way for education in Kurdish in Turkey's schools.
Kurdish students are now boycotting schools since Monday, demanding education in Kurdish.
The boycott will end today according to the TZPKurdi (Movement for Kurdish Language and Education).
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