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3,000 Peshmergas at Frontlines from Halabja

by Osamah Golpy

230 km southwest of Halabja locates the town of Qaratapa, a Kurdish town with few Kurdish speakers, as one Kurdish newspaper once referred to it as a result of the process of Arabization. 554 more words


Halabja Calls for Kurdistan Independence

Halabja staged a popular carnival for Kurdistan independence on August 23. Contrary to normal Kurdish carnivals and demonstrations on matters to the outside world, the organizers read the message only in Kurdish and English, ruling out Arabic, the official language of Iraq. 456 more words


Some time ago... 'never again' again and again

Sometime ago….

For as many museums we built to condemn and remember genocide, it doesn’t seem to stop them.

How can something so evil happen in a place so beautiful? 51 more words

Some Time Ago

Halabja to Gaza: Stories of Siege and Massacre

“I don’t think on those days when my family had nothing to eat Saddam ate any less, that he did not enjoy his lavish life or that his supporters left his nest.

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The Music of Sara Thomsen: Heart, Soul, Earth

At dinner a week ago,
during the Sisters of Earth conference,
there was a buzz around the table,
welling excitement in the air:
“Have you heard Sara Thomsen before?” 387 more words