Tag : Simko

Beşîkçî: Regime orders, the sole cause of Kurdish leaders` death in Iran
04 Oct
11:46

Beşîkçî: Regime orders, the sole cause of Kurdish leaders` death in Iran

Îsmaîl Beşîkçî, a prominent Turkish scholar paid homage to the monument of Dr. Sadegh Sharafkandi, then the leader of Democratic Party of Kurdistan of Iran, who was gunned down in Berlin, Germany in 1992. Dr. Beşikçi was accompanied by number of Kurdish activists, artists and politicians including the legendary Kurdish…

Life and Death of Ismail Agha Shikak, aka Simko
30 Jun
10:48

Life and Death of Ismail Agha Shikak, aka Simko

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Simko Shikak (also known as “Simitquh”; born Ismail Agha Shikak in 1887; died 1930) was a Kurdish chieftain of the Shakak tribe (Shekak also Shakkak or Shikakan) is considered as the largest among all theKurdish tribes in the West Azerbaijan province of Iran and the adjacent area of Turkey. This…