Group announced in Suli for aiding Syrian Kurds25/07/2012 15:56
SULI, July 25 (AKnews)- A group of journalists and activists in Suli announced today a new group, dedicated to collecting charity for the Syrian Kurds.
Group of "Bangi Kurdayeti", literally Kurdishness Call, is formed to show the support and sympathy of Kurds in Southern Kurdistan (Iraq) for the uprising in the Western Kurdistan (Syria), group director Kamal Abu-Bakir told a press conference.
He added the group has been officially licensed and is not funded by any political parties. It also comprises only activists.
The group has once met with Suli governor and is due to hold a second meeting as well as meetings with Erbil and Duhok governors over the mechanism of collecting the charities and donations of Kurdistan residents for Syrian people.
The group has also opened a bank account for collecting the monetary donations which will reach the Kurdish citizens of Syria through International Red Crescent Organization.
The activists also intend to coordinate with the Muslim clergies and preachers so that they inform the public about the group and their campaign.
By Dilshad Saifaddin