Brits fight to protect hundred of ancient Kurdish villages.
Rune Eklund Meidell
15 Britishs gathered in front of UNESCO office near Downing Street in order to protect 199 villages around Hasankeyf, a town in Turkey, from enornous Ilisu dam project that is about to be finished.
Eliza Egret, Brighton Kurdish Solidarity, the protest leader, said the dam will cause major floods in the areas which will effect 78,000 living in the villages.
“12,000 years cultural heritages will be in danger should the dam operates. And we are here to protect those”
Eliza also adds that Ilisu dam is partly funded by European corporates and urge British to participate in the protest.
At least 15 Britishs gather at 12.30 today and the numbers expected to be bigger as time go.