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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

First cilp from Sydney singers Rasoul and Asrin

8/19/2017
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In this interview with Sydney based singers (and couple) Rasoul Ghafournajad and Asrin Rajabi, we ask them about their latest song and their first production together, why has it taken them so long to finally release a song, since they have been always involved with music and performance for such a long time. Mr Ghafournejad, is well known amongst the Kurdish community in Sydney since he has often participated with performances in Kurdish events in Sydney and other cities...more in the...

Duration: 00:14:23


Kurdish media coverage and Independence Referendum cmpagin

8/19/2017
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An analysis of Kurdish media in general with focus on those in South Kurdistan. We ask freelance journalist and photojournalist, Warzer Jaff, about the media coverage of the independence referendum, the "No for now" satellite channel, and what is needed for an independent coverage of events... (Şirove kirdinî midya y Kurdî be tayebetî le Başûrî Kurdistan. Ême le rojnamewanî serbexo Werzêr Caff (Warzer Jaff) pirsiyar deken sebaret awerrdanewey dezgay midya Kurdî ye kan bo referandomî...

Duration: 00:09:33


Spain attack renew concern ocer vehicle strikes in Australia

8/19/2017
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The events in Barcelona mark the seventh time a vehicle has been used as a weapon in Europe, in a little over a year. It has renewed concerns that a similar such attack may occur in Australia. (Rûdawekanî Barselona 7emnîne le Ewropa ke otombêl bekarhênra-bêt bo terrorkarî le mawey sallêk kemêk ziyatir. Emeş nîgeranî drust kirdûwe ke hêrishî hawşêwe le Australya ancam bidrêt. )

Duration: 00:06:39


Kurdish delegation visit Baghdad to discuss independence

8/17/2017
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Our corespondent Shahen H. Nuri, from Sulaymaniya-reports on the latest regarding the preparation process for the Independence Referendum and more from the region (Peyamnêrman Shehên Heme Nûrî le Slêmanî ye we diwa hewall sebaret be prosey amade karî bo refrandon û çendîn heallî dîkey nawçekeman pêradegeyênêt.)

Duration: 00:10:45


Government moves on proposed new Medicare levy

8/17/2017
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The Federal Government has introduced legislation which would increase the Medicare levy to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme Labor introduced five years ago. But negotiations over the package are stuck on one main point: what income level the higher rate would start at. (Hukûmetî Federal yasay nwêy dahênawe sebaret be ziyadkirdin têçûnî Medicare- bo ewey abûne zortir bikat bo BErnamey Nistimanî bo kemandaman-ke Lanor dahêna 5 sall pêsh êsta. )

Duration: 00:04:49


Settlement Guide: Avoiding getting caught out after a traffic mishap in Australia

8/17/2017
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No matter if it's a major vehicle accident or a scratched bumper bar, there are strict rules about what to do after a traffic mishap. (Eger çî rûdawêkî hatûçoy mezin bêt yan rûşandinêk bêt le ser parêzey otombîleket, yasayî tûnd hen sebaret be kêşekanî hatûço le Australya, Rênimayî Niştecêbinî em hefteyeman sebaret be çonêtî bedwaçûnewey ew beserhatane ye û pile pêwistekan ke debên bigrêne ber.)

Duration: 00:06:50


The man who loves music and poetry

8/12/2017
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Singer, theatre director and poet Eboqasem Yezdani was born in 1987, he is from Iran's Khorasan region. He graduated from the Universities of Meshhed and Bojnord as an engineer. Later on he studied theatre director at the University of Tebris. He has been writing and theatre directing for the past 15 years. We spoke to him about his work and his future plans. (Berêz Eboqasêm Yezdanî di ssla 1987 de ji dayik bûye, ew ji Kudên Xorasanê li Îranê ye. Berêz Yezdanî li zanîngeha Meshhed û...

Duration: 00:11:35


Barzani meets with religious leaders

8/12/2017
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Our correspondent Ahmad Ghafur reports on the latest from Erbil regarding Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani's meeting with a number of the most valuable religious personalities. Mr Barzani discussed citizen issues in KR and Iraq and the Referendum question was raised as well. (Peyamnêrê me Ehmed Xefûr ji Hewlêrê ragîhandinên herî dawîn derbarê civ[na Serokê Herêma Kurdistanê Mesûd Barzanî li gel hejmarek ji kesatiyên olîn yên HK li bajarê Hewlêr civiyan radighîne. Herweha axaftin li...

Duration: 00:08:44


The battle of Raqqah will not be easy

8/12/2017
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We spoke to journalist and Kurd political analyst Wladimir Van Wilgenburg regarding the latest situation in Raqqa. Mr Wilgenburg is in Kobani at the moment to cover the situation in Raqqah, Eyn Issa in Syria and the role the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) plays in regaining Raqqah from IS. (Em bi rojnamevan û siyasetmedarê Kurdan Wladimir Van Wilgenburg re derbarê rewsha herî dawîn ya li Reqqayê axifîn. Birêz Wilgenburg li Kobanî ye, ku ber bi chend rojan li Rakqayê bû û dûre jî dê biche...

Duration: 00:04:37


Armidale 'delighted' to receive 200 refugees

8/12/2017
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The Turnbull Government has announced 200 refugees from Iraq and Syria are to be settled in the northern New South Wales city of Armidale. The humanitarian migrants will arrive in Armidale over six months from February next year. (Hukmeta Turnbull da zanîn ku ê 200 penaberên Sûrî û Êraqî li bajarê Armidale bakurê wîlayeta NSW nishtecê bibin. Ev penaberên mirovî ê ji Shibata 2018 de di nav 6 mehan/heyvan de bên bo Australya. )

Duration: 00:04:39


SBS National Languages Competition

8/12/2017
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Is your child or grandchild learning a language? Then help them to enter our competition by uploading a short video describing What learning a language means to you? SBS National Languages Competition is open to all students aged four to 18 years across Australia who are learning a language other than English. SBS Malayalams Deeju Sivadas talks to ALC director Mandi Wicks about this years SBS National Languages Competition. Dont miss out on the fun. Entries close September 1. For more info...

Duration: 00:05:24


What is the future of technology in the workplace?

8/11/2017
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In this interview with Rizgar Ari, who has been in telecommunications and technology sector for almost 10 years... we ask him about the future of technology based employment. We also discuss the the ways in which people, including university student to business owners, can keep up with fast-paced technological changes. (Le em lêdwane da le gell berêz Rizgar Arî, ke mawey 10 sallêke le biwarî "telekomînîkasyon" û teknolojî da kar dekat, pirsiyarî lê dekey sebaret be dahatû kar kirdin le ew...

Duration: 00:11:12


October deadline for asylum seekers causing depression

8/10/2017
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Women and children are emerging as the worst affected in a rush for asylum seekers to fill out claims to avoid deportation ahead of an October deadline.   One woman says it's led to widespread anxiety and depression, as free legal services struggle to keep up with demand. Now the government is urging all that have not applied to do so, or expect deportation and losing access to government support.   (Mindallan û jinan ziyanmedin be hoyî ew kate diyarî kiraawey ke bo pêşkeş kirdinî...

Duration: 00:06:47


October deadline for asylum seekers causing depression

8/10/2017
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Women and children are emerging as the worst affected in a rush for asylum seekers to fill out claims to avoid deportation ahead of an October deadline.   One woman says it's led to widespread anxiety and depression, as free legal services struggle to keep up with demand. Now the government is urging all that have not applied to do so, or expect deportation and losing access to government support. More information on: www.border.gov.au/ima   (Mindallan û jinan ziyanmedin be hoyî ew kate...

Duration: 00:05:19


Calls for Australian inquest into refugee's death on Manus Island

8/10/2017
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The family of a refugee who died on Manus Island is calling for an inquest into his death. They say Hamed Shamshiripour's long-standing poor mental health was known to the doctors charged with looking after him. (Kesûkarî ew penaberey ke giyanî le dest da le dûrgey Manûs dawa deken ke lêkollîneweyekî dadgayî sebaret be ew rûdawa ancam bidrêt. Ewan dellên Hamed Shamshiripour, bo maweyekî drêj-xayan kêsheyî tendûrûstî mêshkî hebû, û pizishkekan pêyan dezanî.)

Duration: 00:04:05


Same-sex marriage: will young people send postal votes?

8/10/2017
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Amongst the various discussions emerging since the federal government's announcement of a plebiscite on gay marriage is how younger Australians will react to it. They've become especially piquant since the conventional plebiscite proposal was blocked again in parliament, meaning the ballot will now take place via the post. That's put the spotlight not only on the method of voting, but on the broader issue of youth political engagement. (Çendîn kêshey cûda peyda bûne sebaret be rageyandinî...

Duration: 00:05:21


Settlement Guide: Rising homelessness in Australia

8/10/2017
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At least 100,000 Australians are living homeless this winter. Housing, financial difficulties and domestic violence are the top three causes of homelessness, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. SBS takes you to an inner-city park in Brisbane to explore what it means to be homeless during Homelessness Awareness Week. (Bi kêmanî 100 hezar Australî di vê zivistanê de bê mal û cî-warin.Enstîtuya Australya ya Tendurustî û Xêrxwaziyê, the Australian Institute of Health...

Duration: 00:08:34


Former ISIS captive sold more than ten times while in captivity

8/5/2017
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Layla Taalo is a former IS captive. She was captive for the period of two years and eight months. First seven months in Tal Afar near Mosul and then transferred to Raqqa in Syria. IS captured her, her husband together with their two small children, plus her brothers. Layla has suffered extremely while in IS captivity. She was sold more than ten times in the slavery markets together with her children. Layla was smuggled out of Raqqa three months ago after her family paid an amount of money to...

Duration: 00:08:36


Citizens are deprived from oil, even though Kurdistan is rich in oil

8/5/2017
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Our stringer Ahmad Ghafur reports on the latest from Hawler/Erbil regarding depriving citizens from petrol even though Kurdistan is rich in oil. (Peyamnêrê me Ehmed Xefêr nûcheyêyn herî dawîn derbarê gillîyên hemwelatiyan ji pêparbûna neftê/pêtrolê radighîne tev ku Herêma Kurdistanê di neftê de dewlemende.)

Duration: 00:06:18


Would postponing the Referendum be in the Kurds interest?

8/5/2017
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Sarkawt Shamsadin is a journalist with NRT based in Washington. We spoke to him about the visiting delegation from Kurdistan Region regarding America's position on the Referendum and an independent Kurdistan. (Serkewt Shemsedîn rojanmevanê NRT li Washington e. Em derbarê serdana shandeya Rêfrendoma Herêma Kurdistanê bo Amerîka bi wî re axifîn û herweha helwêsta Amerîka li hember rêfrendom û serxwebûna Kurdinstanê chiye axifîn. Serkewt di konfirensa chapemeniyê de bashdar bûbû. )

Duration: 00:13:05

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