Hosni Mubarak, the ousted president of Egypt who ruled for 30 years, is said to have accumulated $70 billion from corruption and Egypt has been under Emergency Law as long. Under the law, the police power was extended, constitutional rights …Posted in Discrimination, Executions, Free speech, Iran, Iraq, Journalists, Kurdistan, Media, Reports, Suppression, Syria, Terror, Turkey, Violence | Comments Off on “Without me, there will be civil war, there will be chaos:” The last card of unpopular dictators
The operation was called “Anfal Campaign;” Anfal means “Spoils of war” in Arabic. This was a genocidal campaign that was followed by a series of systematic attacks against the Kurdish population and their means of livelihood – villages, agriculture, infrastructures, …Posted in Arabic, Discrimination, European Union, Genocide, Iran, Iraq, Reports, Syria, Turkey, United Nations, WMD | 12 Comments
Kurdistan Region has been called the “Other Iraq,” “the next Dubai,” and is the most stable region of Iraq with a vibrating economy and social life, though primarily enjoyed by the elites and the middle class, which do not make …Posted in Activism, Discrimination, Free speech, Human Rights Watch, Iraq, Journalists, Kurdistan, Media | 1 Comment
On February 20, masked gunmen attacked and burned the first and only independent TV channel, Nalia Radio and Television – NRT – in the Kurdistan region for its live coverage of the demonstrations in Sulaimaniyah, which is still continuing today …Posted in Activism, Free speech, Iraq, Journalists, Kurdistan, Media, Reports | Comments Off on Attacks on media in Iraqi Kurdistan has dramatically increased
The International Children’s Hearts Foundation (ICHF) reported this week on their blog that their planned mission to Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan has been canceled due to a sudden withdrawal of funding by a major donor. The ICHF, which operates on children’s …Posted in Activism, Discrimination, Health, Iraq | Comments Off on Kurdish Children Less Worthy than Arab Children?
An Iraqi Kurdish official of the region’s security forces, Lt. Saleh Ahmed, told the Associated Press on Monday that Iranian troops with artillery and tanks crossed the border to set up a military outpost in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. Reports indicate …Posted in Displacements, Iran, Iraq, Kurdistan, Violence | Comments Off on Iranian troops build illegal outpost inside Iraqi Kurdistan: Iraqi Kurdish Official
A 14-year-old girl, Basoz Jabar Agha, was killed Sunday after heavy bombardments by the Iranian military. Iran has been bombing the Kurdistan Region of Iraq for at least 12 consecutive days under the pretext of fighting Kurdish rebels belonging to …Posted in Displacements, Iran, Iraq, Kurdistan, Violence, Youth | Comments Off on Child is killed and dozens of families flee Iranian attacks on Iraqi Kurdistan
Following the executions of five political activists, four of the Kurdish in Tehran on May 9th, the Kurdish communities of Turkey and Iraq have rallied to protest against the injustice. In Erbil, the capital of the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of …Posted in Executions, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Videos | 1 Comment