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The program offers extensive weekly coverage of national, homeland and international news. We present reports, features and interviews on a variety of subjects. Programs include a report by our correspondent in (Iraqi) Kurdistan, and Kurdish music from all parts of Kurdistan.

The program offers extensive weekly coverage of national, homeland and international news. We present reports, features and interviews on a variety of subjects. Programs include a report by our correspondent in (Iraqi) Kurdistan, and Kurdish music from all parts of Kurdistan.
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Location:

Sydney, NSW

Description:

The program offers extensive weekly coverage of national, homeland and international news. We present reports, features and interviews on a variety of subjects. Programs include a report by our correspondent in (Iraqi) Kurdistan, and Kurdish music from all parts of Kurdistan.

Language:

Multilingual

Contact:

SBS Radio Sydney Locked Bag 028 Crows Nest NSW 1585 Australia (02) 9430 2828


Episodes

Armidale community welcomes new refugees

7/14/2018
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In 2015 the Abbott government announced that Australia would resettle 12,000 refugees from Syria and Iraq. Since August 2016 approximately 1160 Kurdish and Yazidi refugees (mainly Yazidis) have arrived in the country from Syria and Iraq, with the majority resettling in Toowoomba, Queensland as well as in Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour and more recently Armidale, New South Wales.

Duration:00:07:08

Kurdish poet's simple literary dream - Hêviya wê ku rojekê bi zimanî Kurdî bi nîvîsîne

7/14/2018
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Poet Tara Ibo is from Afrin, Syria. Due to the war in Syria she fled the country in 2013 to Kurdistan Region, Iraq. Her love of writing poetry started from a young age, her poems are all about love. After becoming a refugee she became serious about writing. We spoke to Tara Ibo about her journey as a writer and the reason she writes in Arabic and not Kurdish. - Helbestvan Tara Îbo ji Efrînêye û di encama rewsha Sûriyê ya aloz ew ji sala 2013 de wek penaber li Hewlêrê dimîne. Ew...

Duration:00:13:04

Linguist encourages Kurdish to be taught in both alphabets - Zimannas pêshniyara perwerdekirina bi herdu-alfebeyên Kurdî dike

7/14/2018
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Michael L. Chyet is a linguist of Middle Eastern languages at the Library of Congress. Formerly he was senior editor of the Kurdish Service VOA and professor the Kurdish at the University of Paris and at the Washington Kurdish Institute. He has written a Kurdish-English dictionary. He is a skilful linguist who is fluent in several Middle Easter Languages, including Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish and at least two dialects of Kurdish, both Sorani and Kurmanji, in addition to several other...

Duration:00:14:30

Indigenous women in the Australian Defence Force celebrated - Afretî hewillatî resenekan le naw hêzî bergirî Australya

7/13/2018
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The contribution of Indigenous women to Australia's defence services remains a little known aspect of the nation's history. During this year's NAIDOC week they have received special acknowledgement for their service. Their growing influence has also been celebrated. - Beşdarî aftretî hewîlatî resen le xizmet kirdinekanî bergirî Australya paş mawey hendêk zanîn e le ruwaletî mêjuî netewe. Em sal le katî heftey NAIDOC da dan pênanêkî taîbeteî yan pê geyîşt bo ew xizmet e. Ewe karîgerî...

Duration:00:03:56

National inquiry seeks input on workplace sexual harassment - Dawekrawêkî netewayî derbarey heresanî seks

7/13/2018
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Australia's Sex Discrimination Commissioner suspects workplace sexual harassment in Australia is increasing. The Australian Human Rights Commission conducts regular surveys into sexual harassment and Commissioner Kate Jenkins says this year's survey results are showing an increase. The Commission is now taking submissions for a national inquiry into the problem which will be conducted over the next 12 months. - Deselat darî seks le Australya gumanî heye heresanî seks le şwênî îş u kar...

Duration:00:07:28

Community's assistance is needed for refugees - Pêdiviya penaberên nuh bi alîkariya civakê heye

7/12/2018
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In the last two years a number of Kurdish refugees including Yazidis have arrived in Australia from Syria and Iraq. These refugees so far have been settled in Wagga Wagga, Toowoomba, Coffs Harbour and lately some in Armidale. Settlement Services International (SSI) is a community organisation that supports newcomers and other Australians to achieve their full potential. We spoke to Humanitarian Settlement Program (HSP) team leader Nabaz Qadhi about the newly arriving Yazidi refugees and...

Duration:00:10:28

What is expected from turkey’s new government system? - Çi ji sîstêma nuh ya hukmeta Tirkiyê tête chaverêkirin?

7/12/2018
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Our correspondent Hatice Kamer reports from Diyarbakir about the new government system in Turkey and the expectations from this new system regarding the northern Kurds. - Raporta Xatice Kamer ji Diyarbekir îroj li ser sîstema nû ya Tirkiyê, hikumeta nû, û pêshkeftinên pishtî sondxwarina Serokomarê Tirkiyê ye.

Duration:00:11:01

Erbil: Kurdish parties meet with Fatih and the State of Law coalition - Hewlêr: YNK û PDK le gell hawpeymanî Fetih û Dewlletî Qanûn kodebinewe

7/8/2018
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Iraq's Fatih and State of Law Coalition representatives have visited the Kurdish capital to meet with leaders of KDP and PUK Kurdish parties. Our correspondent Ahmed Ghafur has the detail from Erbil. - Hawpeymanî Fetih û Dewlletî Qanûn serdanî Hewlêr deken bo tawtwê kirdinî hukûmetî nwêy Êraq û le gell YNK û PDK kodebinewe. Zortir le raportî peyamnêrman Ahmed Xefûr da ye.

Duration:00:07:10

End of financial year, tax time - Dawiya sala aborî, dema bacê ye

7/5/2018
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We spoke to tax agent and accountant Mr Nader Gariban regarding the end of the financial year and the importance of having a TFN and tax claims. - Wek tê zanîn dawiya meha 6an dawiya sala aboriye û divê her kesê li Australya kar dike baca dawiya sala aborî chêbike. Em derbarê vê mijarê bi jimêryar berêz Nadir Xerîban re axifîn û ka divê mirov chawa forma bacê pirr bike/tiji bike û gelo tijikirina vê formê girînge?

Duration:00:09:46

Breakthrough offers hope for better treatment of advanced prostate cancer - Hêviya chareserkirina shêrpenceya prostatê

7/5/2018
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Researchers are hailing a breakthrough treatment for advanced prostate cancer that could avoid the side-effects of traditional life-long hormone therapies. A clinical trial at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has found single-dose radiotherapy halts the spread of the disease in men. - Lêkoler derbarê kishif kirina îlacekî nuh bo shêrpenceya prostatê derbarê metirsiyên bi hormonatan de girêdayî xoya kirin. Di lêkolîneke ku ji alîyê navenda Peter MacCallum ya Sherpenceyê/ Peter MacCallum...

Duration:00:04:04

Tax time and what the tax office is watching - Dema bacê û nivîsgeha bacê çavdêre

7/5/2018
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Are the suits you wear to work every day tax-deductible? It is that time of year again to get your tax affairs in order. So what is the Australian Taxation Office targeting this year? - Gelo cilên tu bo kar her roj li xwe dikî ji bacê kêmdibin/tax-deductible? Dîsa dema pirrkirina bacê hatiye.

Duration:00:04:37

Crack-down on illegal gun ownership in Kurdistan Region - Qedexe kirdinî çekî na-yasayî le Herêmî Kurdistan

6/30/2018
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Security forces have started a crack-down on illegal gun-ownership in the Kurdish capital of Erbil, which was prompted by a high number of murders and gun crime in the last few weeks. Our correspondent Ahmed Ghafur covers the operation which has started arresting owners of illegal fire-arms and closure of warehouse as well as random crack-down in public places. - Le em raportey peyamnêrman Ahmed Xefûr le Hewlêre we, diwa hewall sebaret be hellmetî qedexe kirdinî çekî na-yasay û destgîr...

Duration:00:06:04

Trump's economic pressure on Iran bound to get tougher - Fişarî abûrî Emrîka bo ser Êran dijwartir de bê

6/30/2018
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As U.S. President Donald Trump asks Saudis to increase oil output, in order to fill the gab caused by Iran's reduction in oil production, the relations between the Iran and USA will likely to see further escalation. In this interview with Kurdish academic and PhD candidate in International Security Shukriya Kurdistani we discuss the latest events regarding the abandoning of Iran's Nuclear Deal by the Trump administration and the current internal political and economic unrest in Iran. -...

Duration:00:18:40

Supporting life after torture - Piştgîrî le jîyan paş îşkence

6/30/2018
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In this interview with Jorge Aroche, the president of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT), and the CEO of NSW Services for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors (STARTTS), we discussed their new campaign "Support Life after Torture", which is a fundraiser to support crucial services and programs that provide rehabilitation to people who have been tortured. 26th of June was the UN International Day in Support of of Victims of...

Duration:00:11:47

93rd anniversary of execution of Kurdish rebellion leader Sheik Said - 93'emîn salvegera sêdarekirina Şêx Seîdê Pîran û rêhevalên wî

6/29/2018
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Our correspndent Hatice Kamer reports from Diyarbakir on the results of the elections in Turkey, the 93rd anniversary of the hanging of leader of the Kurdish rebellion after being tricked by Turkish troops, commanded by Ali Riza Artunkal, in 1925, and more... - Raporta peyamnêra me Hatice Kamer ji Amedê li ser encamên hilbjartinê ye li Tirkiye. Beşa duyê li ser bernameyek li ser 93'emîn salvegera sêdarekirina Şêx Seîd û rêhevalên wî hat amadekirin. Herwisa, siyasetvan Tehsîn Sever jibo...

Duration:00:11:40

Settlement Guide: How does superannuation work? - Rênimayî Niştecêbûn: Çonêtî karkirdinî abûney xanenişî "superannuation"

6/29/2018
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If you're hoping for a comfortable life in retirement, spend some time learning about your superannuation. Taking a few steps now could make a big difference to your future finances and lifestyle. - Eger to hiwadarî ke jiyanêkî aramit hebêt le katî xanenishînî da, hendêk kat dane bo fêrbûn derbarey abûney xane nishînî ke superannuation pê dellên be Inglizî. Êsta çend hegawêk bine bo ewey le pasherojda yarîderit bêt bo jiyanêkî bashtir le buwarî darayî da.

Duration:00:08:31

Drones purchased from US will fly over South China Sea, elsewhere - Drones purchased from US will fly over South China Sea, elsewhere

6/29/2018
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Australia plans to deploy new pilotless drones that can stay airborne for 24 hours over several key surveillance hotspots, including the disputed South China Sea. The Turnbull Government is defending its right to do it as debate continues over controversial new foreign-interference laws. - Australya planî heye ke firokey bê frrokewanî niwê bekarbihênêt, ke twanayan heye 24 kajimêr le asman da bimênine we, le çend xallêkî girngî çawdêrî da, ke birîtîye le Derîyay Baçûrî Çînî kêşe le...

Duration:00:08:04

Several (separate) murder cases in Erbil and calls for tighter gun laws - Paş çend tawnêkî kuştin cîyawaz, çalakwanan dawayî tundkirdinî yasayî hellgirtinî çek dekenSeveral (separate) murder cases in Erbil and calls for tighter gun laws

6/23/2018
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At least five cases of murder has occurred in the Kurdish capital, Erbil. This has renewed calls from civil rights activist for tougher gun laws and punishment for such crimes. More in this report from Eebil by Ahmed Ghafur. - Be layenî kemewe pênc kes kujran paş jimareyek le rûdawî cûdayî kuştin le şarî Hewlêr, ke bû be hoyî derbirrînî nîgeran û dawakarî çalakwanan bo tundkirdinewey yasayî çek hellgirtin. Zortir le em raportey Ahmed Xefûr le Hewlêre we.

Duration:00:08:24

New South Wales to review smart phones in schools - Lêkolineweî le NSW bo be kar hênanî telîfon le qutabxane

6/23/2018
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Concerns over cyberbullying and students potentially distracted by their phones have sparked a review into the use of smart phones in New South Wales schools. The state government says the Australian-first review will hopefully help develop guidelines around the technology. - Metirsî le ser beçetirsên kirdin le ban enternêt û qutabiyekan wa xllafandinin be telîfonyan lêkolinewyêkî geyand sebaret be bekarhênanî telîfon le naw qutabxaneî New South Wales. Deselatî herêm delêt em lêkolînewe...

Duration:00:04:46

One way of filling the need for grandparents - Şêweyek bo piřkirdinî pêwîstî bo bapîr û dapîr

6/23/2018
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As the world's population moves about more easily and more often, some family relationships are suffering. More than a third of Australians - 35 per cent, shown in the last census - have both parents born overseas, which can severely limit contact with older family members in a different country. And it's not only the children who miss that contact - grandparents overseas also feel the impact of having family far away. But there are people trying to fill that need. - Weku daniştuwanî...

Duration:00:07:41