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Latest KCK statement on the anniversary of Halabja


26 years ago, on the 16th of March, thousands of Kurds were killed in Halabja, a city in South Kurdistan. 375 more words

Conflict Resolution

Halabja - March 16, 1988

I won’t be writing much today. I don’t have all the necessary knowledge and background to rightly explain the Halabja chemical attack to anybody but I know that most of you will probably have not heard of it before. 190 more words

Honouring our martyrs

I haven’t written in about a year even though I promised myself I would write more often. Below is the text translation taken from footage caught on video of Ali Hussein Majid’s cousin and what he said about using chemical weapons against us Kurds in italic bold, followed by my piece. 586 more words


Halabja Countdown

My home city just staged an incredible demonstration to put pressure on the government to announce the city the fifth province of the region.

The Kurdistan Parliament passed the law back in 1999, and the Iraqi constitution upholds the law, it is only the government which stands defiant, up until now. 46 more words