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PKK threatens journalists, lawmakers in Kurdistan as regional tensions rise

The media and a member of the Kurdistan Region parliament have spoken out against threats and pressure from the PKK, as tensions and drone attacks increase.
Journalists at Gardenya FM radio return after a report to the station's studio in Arbat refugee camp, east of Sulaimaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, Nov. 3, 2020.

ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — As drones and rockets target both Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) fighters and Turkish military deployed to Iraq, an attack by PKK supporters on a local media outlet and continued child recruitment by the group have raised concern in the Kurdistan Region.

Multiple PKK attacks on peshmerga fighters and others have been reported in recent weeks.

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