The announcement could set off a new crisis in Iraq.
In just seven days, the Kurdish dream of independence turned into the stuff of nightmares.
Kurds are entitled to their own country... In theory.
Turkey, Iran and Iraq have all threatened retaliation.
The outcome of the referendum is certain, but what happens next is dangerously unknown.
The vote is being held amid international warnings and threats to stop it.
An upcoming referendum on Kurdish independence has implications for Turkey, Syria and Iran.
Judge Mark Goldsmith said the individuals could be targeted for attacks in Iraq.