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REPORT OF THE FACT-FINDING MISSION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND RECONCILIATION INITIATIVE (IPRI) ON THE PEACE PROCESS RELATING TO THE KURDISH QUESTION IN TURKEY
Prepared by members of the Fact-Finding Mission comprising:
1. Francis Wurtz: ex-member of the European Parliament of Strasbourg, France;
2. Essa Moosa: Judge of the High Court of South Africa of Cape Town, South Africa; and
3. Osman Kavala: Chair of the Anadolu Kultur, which promotes human rights through culture, of Istanbul, Turkey.
DATED ON THIS 5TH DAY OF NOVEMBER 2014

 

INDEX
Executive Summary ……………………………………………………………… 3
Introduction ………………………………………………………………………… 10
The Fact-Finding Mission ……………………………………………………… 10
The Kurdish Issue …………………………………………………………………. 12
The Conflict ………………………………………………………………………… ..13
Overview of the Peace Process …………………………………………………13
Reform Package …………………………………………………………………… 15
Need for Solution …………………………………………………………………. 16
The Program for the Fact-Finding Mission ……………………………… 17
Evidence obtained by the Mission in Istanbul ……………………………17
Evidence obtained by the Mission in Ankara …………………………….. 25
Evidence obtained by the Mission in Diyarbakir ……………………… 35
Evaluation of the Evidence ……………………………………………………….42
Result of the Surveys ………………………………………………………………..48
The Factual Findings and Recommendations …………………………………….49