Kurdistan Workers Party

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Related to Workers' Party of Kurdistan: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Kurdistan Democratic Party
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Noun1.Kurdistan Workers Party - a Marxist-Leninist terrorist group of Kurds trying to establish an independent Kurdish state in eastern Turkey
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Republic of Turkey, Turkey - a Eurasian republic in Asia Minor and the Balkans; on the collapse of the Ottoman Empire in 1918, the Young Turks, led by Kemal Ataturk, established a republic in 1923
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Dutch anthropologist Martin van Bruinessen, who has released a number of publications on the Kurdish issue and Kurdistan, mentions the PKK killings in one of his earlier articles,"Between Guerrilla War and Political Murder: The Workers' Party of Kurdistan.