Kurds March in Paris to Protest Turkish Airstrikes on PKK

July 25, 2015 5:14 PM

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More than 1,000 Kurds and leftist Turks have marched in Paris to protest airstrikes by Turkey on Kurdish militant camps in northern Iraq.

One banner held high at Saturday's march read, "To hit the PKK is collaborating with Daesh." PKK is the Kurdish acronym for the Kurdistan Workers' Party, whose affiliates have helped battle the Islamic State group, which is called "Daesh" in France.

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