The PKK, a designated terrorist organisation, enjoys a wide support in Australia. The terrorist group raises funds through extortion, drug trafficking and human smuggling in Europe. They run training camps in remote locations and send under-age recruits to Iraq and Syria. Most often they use shell organisations such as Nev-Dam in Germany.

The PKK tactically do not engage in terrorist activities against western countries, but there is no guarantee that that may change anytime soon.

Watch this excerpt from TRT World’s Hidden Threat, an extensive investigative piece which looks at the deep rooted criminal operation network of PKK in Europe.