Linux.com: Kurdish Translation of Ubuntu Stirs Controversy in Turkey

“Controversy followed the release of a Kurdish translation of
Ubuntu in Turkey last week. The release was originally reported in
Millyet, a Turkish national newspaper, on November 21. This first
release of a Kurdish language operating system and software has
caused a stir in Turkey, where, up until 1991, it was illegal even
to speak Kurdish in public.

“More recently, laws regarding the public use of Kurdish have
been relaxed somewhat…”


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