Category - kurdistan

  • 17 Jun 2014

    The UN human rights chief has condemned the recently reported “cold-blooded” mass executions in Iraq and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged that those responsible be brought to justice.

  • 29 Oct 2013

    Gulan are organising an event at the Royal Geographical Society (Thursday 31 October) that sheds light on the culture, history and day-to-day life of an overlooked minority, Christians in Kurdistan.

  • 11 Jan 2013

    The investigation into the gunning down of three Kurdish women activists in Paris must be prompt and thorough, Amnesty International says.

  • 25 Apr 2011

    A new song was playing on Iraqi Kurdistan radio just before Easter, which included the lines, "Don't kill this generation" and "don't kill the future." Michele Naar-Obed from Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) recounts part of the untold story of nonviolent action and brutal state violence in Suleimaniya and Kawler, the state capital.

  • 19 Apr 2011

    A number of student protesters are being held captive within an Iraqi Kurdistan governate, Ekklesia has heard from peace workers in the area.