Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

THE INTERVIEW

Top Turkish official warns US forces could end up staying in Syria

Read more

ENCORE!

Music show: Paradisia, Björk & Robbie Williams

Read more

FOCUS

From ecological disaster to small miracle in Mauritania

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

Ukraine's deputy PM on Kiev's EU ambitions, corruption and Russian influence

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

A journalist murdered: Europe's media freedom under threat

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Top psychiatrist: Trump's 'mental impairment' poses danger to world

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Hammond teases UK budget with homebuilding, driverless cars

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

The 'Blame Game' has begun in Germany

Read more

REPORTERS

Exclusive: From Tehran to Najaf, a pilgrimage fraught with danger

Read more

THE DEBATE

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-08-13

War in Syria: where do Kurds stand?

For years the Kurds were persecuted and oppressed but since the Syrian war broke out in 2011, they have enjoyed a certain autonomy in the northeast region close to Turkey and Iraq. Laura Cellier and her panel revisit Syria and look at the impact of the fighting on the country's largest minority - the Kurds.

William JORDAN, Former State Department official
Elias WARDE, Member, Syrian National Council
Shwan ZULAL, Kurdish blogger
Barak BARFI, Research fellow, New America Foundation
Majid RAFIZADEH, Lecturer, Oxford University

Programme produced and prepared by Annelise Borges, Dheepthi Namasivayam and Diaraye Bah.

Watch Part 1

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

Read more

2017-11-15 Africa

The fall of Mugabe? Zimbabwe military detains president

This time, it finally looks like the end for Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe's 93-year old president has not spoken since the military moved in overnight and seized key points of the...

Read more

2017-11-14 Brexit

Divided Kingdom: UK Parliament, Cabinet at odds over Brexit

It was a particularly long day for Britain's embattled prime minister. In parliament, Theresa May has to fend off challenges within her own party. As the clock ticks on...

Read more

2017-11-13 counter-terrorism

Paris attacks: Two years later, France grapples with how to fight terror

Two years on, France remembers the 130 killed, along with the survivors of the shootings at the Bataclan concert hall, the national stadium and at the terraces of Right Bank...

Read more

2017-11-09 Asia-pacific

Trump in China: US president hails 'great chemistry' with Xi Jinping

Once upon a time, there was a China-bashing US presidential candidate. A year and a day later, Donald J. Trump is feted in Beijing, blaming trade imbalances on his predecessors...

Read more