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Kurdistan university laying foundation for academic recognition of genocide

“It is the first time the genocide studies will be offered and studied in an academic institution in the Kurdistan Region,”

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Halabja Rally: No Peshmerga deployment outside Kurdistan

“The Kurds are totally out of this sectarian war.”

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▶ "Halabja"(song) by Sara Thomsen and "Address" (poem) by Hamid Qaladzaye

Published on Apr 1, 2014

Sara Thomsen’s song “Halabja” was inspired by the poem “Address” by Kurdish poet Hamid Qaladzaye, translated to English by Sherzad Hassan. 644 more words

Military Madness

Violations of human rights in the world is 'unfortunately' not a new issue!

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I’ve just been doing some literature studies and articles-research on different violations of human rights for the evening course I take at Uppsala University. 899 more words


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

After exiting the Halabja Museum, which documents Saddam’s gassing of the Kurds — this city where about 5,000 men, women, and children died from nerve, skin, and respiratory agents — I wrote this: 56 more words

Some Time Ago