December 12, 2018

European Base for PKK Fundraising and Propaganda

The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) operates an extensive support network in Europe raising money through charitable front organizations, circumventing the EU and US sanctions against the terrorist and narcotics trafficking organization.

Europol’s 2018 Terrorism Situation and Trend report noted that the PKK “systematically and, if need be, forcibly collect funds in the EU to finance its activities,” although it added that “most funds appear to come from voluntary donations.”

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