First, is Turkey using ISIS as a cover for a war against its Turkish population? It has recently launched some 300 airstrikes against the Kurdish PKK and rounded up more than a 1,000 members from another pro-Kurdish group, the Kurdish People’s Democratic Party, according to The Independent. It has also arrested and detained local journalists. [ dur: 18 mins. ]
- Nathan Robinson is a civil rights lawyer, contributor to The Nation magazine and a Ph.D. candidate. His article in the Nation magazine is titled, Turkey is Using ISIS as a Cover for its War Against Kurdish Activists.
Then, what is the United Nations’ Human Rights Council? Is it dominated by human rights violators? Hillel Neuer is Executive Director of UN Watch. [ dur: 40 mins. ]
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