2016 Turkish Kurdistan Unrest (Scotland says "Yes")
Timeline: Scotland says "Yes"

Map of Kurdistan, with the claimed Turkish provinces in lightest green.

date: 3rd February 2016 - Ongoing
location: South-East Turkey

Flag of TurkeyTurkey

•Local Police Forces

Flag of KurdistanKurdistan


•Local Police Forces Pro-Independence Demonstrators

The Turkish Kurdistan Unrest is a series of protests and demonstrations in the Kurdish areas of Turkey by pro-independence campaigners who wish to cede to Kurdistan, which began on the 3rd February 2016. The unrest is seen as a continuation of attacks by the Communist PKK, which has attacked both Turkish and Kurdish forces.

Provinces with significant activity

  • Batman
  • Bingöl
  • Bitlis
  • Diyarbakır
  • Mardin
  • Muş
  • Şırnak
  • Van

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