The Kurds and the Conflict in Syria
Speaker(s): Saleh Muslim Mohamed
Chair: Robert Lowe
Recorded on 3 May 2013 in Alumni Theatre, New Academic Building.
It is nine months since Kurds took control of towns in northern Syria, having established an unprecedented coalition of Kurdish parties. Saleh Muslim Mohamed, the co-President of the most prominent Syrian Kurdish party, will assess the progress of Kurdish politics and local government and the wider Syrian and regional context.
Saleh Muslim Mohamed is the Co-President of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Deputy General Coordinator of the National Coordination Body for Democratic Change in Syria (NCB) and a member of the Supreme Kurdish Council in Syria.