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Kurdish activist to interact with Guwahati scribes

Guwahati: Well-known Kurdish activist Diary Khalid Marif will interact with the city-based scribes at Guwahati Press Club on Saturday (30 November 2019), where he would explain the aspiration of Kurdish people scattered in different countries.

A regular contributor to different media outlets across the globe as a political analyst,

Marif will be available through video conferencing from 7 pm for interactions.

Hails from Iraq, Marif used to study international history at Pune University and presently based in Vancouver of Canada.

The young expert is expected to answer queries from scribes about the pain & humiliations faced by the freedom-loving Kurdish people in Syria, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, etc.

He may hint over India’s probable future role in their freedom movement.

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