Here are some of my favorite photographs from around the world, all taken by me. Geographically yours, D.J.Z.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
The Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran was founded in 1945 in the Republic of Mahabad, a sovereign Kurdish homeland that lasted for a brief 11 months before it was consumed by Iran with backing from the Soviet Union. That brief existence gave the Kurds a taste of what it was like to be independent, and it fuels their aspirations even today.