Turkey uses chemical weapons on Kurds

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    'Turks hit PKK with chemical weapons'

    Turks hit PKK with chemical weapons'
    By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL JERUSALEM POST CORRESPONDENT
    08/12/2010 21:41

    Report: German newspaper says photos of dead Kurds confirm use.

    BERLIN – German politicians called on Thursday for an international investigation into the reported use of chemical weapons by the Turkish military. The weapons were used against members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), according to the online edition of the German weekly magazine Der Spiegel.
     
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    WOW, if true, what next?
     
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    Ekrem will be along to explain how Turkey is going to be the next Super Power so we all better walk softly.
     
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    The allegations are, that 8 PKK members were killed by use of chemichal weapons in a cave. Photos were made of soldiers carrying the bodies out of the cave and these photos were given to Leftist Party (Die Linke) in Germany.

    Independent from above:
    Interior Minister of Federal State in Germany (Schleswig Holstein), Claus Schlie, gave interview in June.
    He says:
    "There are increasing indications, that PKK tries to win influence in Germany via Leftist party (Die Linke)."
    Verfassungsschutzbericht 2009:: Autonome Rechte geben zunehmend den Ton an - Kieler Nachrichten - Aktuelles aus der schleswig-holsteinischen Landespolitik - KN-online
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    Leftist Party itself is followed by Institute to uphold Constitutional Order.

    I doubt that there was anyone with a camera near that cave when the Army was operating. And use of chemical weapons is not needed to kill 8 PKK members in a cave. So, maybe indeed the dead bodies on the photos had signs of chemical weapons use. But, they were not from Turkey.
     
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    Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution's report on page 162 is dedicated to PKK connections to Leftist Party (Die Linke)

    http://www.schleswig-holstein.de/ca...icationFile/Verfassungsschutzbericht_2009.pdf

    Increased signs of exertion of influence over party
    During the reporting period, the accumulated evidence that the PKK attempted strongly to gain political influence over the party "The Left."
    (....)
     
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    What I am trying to say is, that Turkey will not agree to "International Investigation".
    And everyone that pushes something like this will be denied entry into Turkey and brandmarked as in colloboration with PKK.
     
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    kinda like how they deal with the Armenian massacre, eh?
     
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    If Turkey is NOT using chemical weapons, why would they deny an independent investigation? Didn't you whine like a stuck pig when Israel refused an independent investigation into the boarding of your ship?

    Using your own claim, the only reason Turkey would deny an independent investigation by an IMPARTIAL source is that they are guilty of using CHEMICAL WEAPONS.
     
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    Turkey joined Convention on chemical weapons Prohibition in 1997.
    Since then, there were International 12 inspections in Turkey, showing that we do not posses WMD's.

    We do not need to agree on International Investigation, we are already under screening by them.
    And, please do not come up with Israel.
    Israel is not party to that convention,
    http://www.opcw.org/index.php?eID=dam_frontend_push&docID=13069
    That's the reason why they attack Gaza with chemical weapons like Phosphor.
     

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