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Europe / Kurdish Protests #386135

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 16, 1999
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(London: Tom Fenton) Kurdish Protests at Greek embassies across Europe after the arrest of PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan reported; graphic scenes shown of protests in London and of a protestor setting herself on fire. [Kurdish spokesman Zinar HOGIR - asks why the Kurds should not protest.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ed Bradley) Information about Ocalan examined; details given of the background of the conflict between Kurds and Turkey and of the United States links to the Kurdish conflict. [OCALAN (thru translator) - says Turkey could not have kept fighting the Kurds without American weapons.]

Bradley, Ed;
Fenton, Tom;
Rather, Dan

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