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    Civil Society in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region Launch the ‘Coalition for Just Reparations’

Civil Society in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region Launch the ‘Coalition for Just Reparations’

by Güley Bor

In an event held in Erbil on 6 November 2019, 25 civil society organisations (CSOs) based in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) announced the establishment of the Coalition for Just Reparations (C4JR), a joint effort to advocate for reparations for victims of serious violations of international law that took place during the Islamic State […]

November 15th, 2019|Iraq, Kurdistan|0 Comments|
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    Protests and Power: Lessons from Iraqi Kurdistan’s Opposition Movement

Protests and Power: Lessons from Iraqi Kurdistan’s Opposition Movement

by Zmkan Ali Saleem & Mac Skelton

As mass protests calling for systemic change continue in Baghdad and across the south, Iraqi Kurdistan is eerily quiet. The streets of Sulaymaniyah and Erbil show no signs of popular unrest. If anything, the majority of Kurds hope that Prime Minister Adil Abdel-Mahdi will weather the storm and remain in power, as he […]

November 10th, 2019|Iraq, Kurdistan|0 Comments|
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    ‘No Friends but the Mountains’: The Toxic Legacy of British Officialdom for the Kurds after the First World War

‘No Friends but the Mountains’: The Toxic Legacy of British Officialdom for the Kurds after the First World War

by Francis Owtram

The Kurds remain a people without their own independent state, and in their recent abandonment by President Trump have again experienced the particular vulnerabilities of stateless peoples in a world of nation-states. Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire at the end of the First World War, the lands inhabited by the Kurds were divided between three […]

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