Turkey's Dirty's War

For twenty five years, Turkey fought a dirty war with Kurdish separatist insurgents. Atrocities were committed on both sides but most of the 40 000 people killed were Kurds. Many thousands of deaths remain unexplained.

But now a high profile trial of suspected members of an alleged ultra nationalist gang has led some Kurds to believe there may finally be a chance for justice.

For Assignment, Sarah Rainsford travels to the south east of Turkey to investigate their stories.

23 minutes

Last on

Sun 5 Apr 2009 09:06 GMT

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