Category Archives: General

Kurdistan Regional Government’s Foreign Relations Minister meets Amal Clooney

London, United Kingdom, (dfr.gov.krd)- How to arrest and prosecute those who carried out the genocide against Yazidis and committed international crimes against other communities was discussed in detail in a recent meeting between Minister Falah Mustafa, head of the KRG’s … Continue reading

KRG High Representative attends Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial unveiled by Her Majesty the Queen

KRG UK Press Release Karwan Jamal Tahir, the Kurdistan Regional Government High Representative to the UK joined senior members of the Royal Family, UK ministers, diplomats, and the families of those who lost their loved ones in Iraq and Afghanistan … Continue reading

Speech by Karwan Jamal Tahir, KRG High Representative to Rally marking Halabja and Anfal

On behalf of the Kurdistan Regional Government United Kingdom Representation I welcome you all and thank you for your participation at this Rally to mark the 29th anniversary of the chemical bombardment of Halabja and the Anfal campaign.Your participation this … Continue reading

Never Again – Rally to mark Halabja and the Anfal Genocide

The APPG and the KRG UK held a large rally in the House of Commons on Monday 6 March to mark the chemical bombardment of Halabja on 16 March 1988 and the Anfal genocide. It was chaired by Nadhim Zahawi … Continue reading

SOS IDP. Guest column by the KRG High Representative to the UK

The Daesh wolf attacked us three years ago but we expelled it and our Peshmerga and the Iraqi Army will surely evict it from Mosul. But the beast left many victims in dire physical and psychological conditions. We cannot cope … Continue reading

Kurdish-British MP led UK parliament to urge Trump to repeal visa ban

By Rudaw LONDON, UK – On Monday, just days after President Trump issued his controversial executive order temporarily banning visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries and placing an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria, the UK House of Commons unanimously rejected … Continue reading

Minutes of the EGM of the APPG on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, 23 January 2016.

Attendance: Henry Smith MP, Ian Lucas MP, Sir Peter Bottomley MP, Jack Lopresti MP, Ian Austin MP, Alistair Burt MP, David Burrowes MP, Mike Gapes MP, Kate Osamor MP, Rob Marris MP, Bob Stewart MP, John Woodcock MP, George Howarth … Continue reading

A decade of Anglo-Kurdistani friendship

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the formation of the all-party parliamentary group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq. It began for me almost accidentally. My first fleeting experience of the Kurds was in 1991 when I helped send … Continue reading

EGM

The APPG on the Kurdistan Region holds an extraordinary general meeting on Monday 23 January from 5-6pm in W4 in the Commons with discussion led by the Director Gary Kent and the KRG High Representative Karwan Jamal Tahir.

Graham Jones MP outlines his experience of visiting Kurdistan and Mosul with the APPG

I stood over the toilet and thought long and hard. ‘Should I press the button and flush it’? The house we were in was once an ordinary house. Now it is an empty house in a place no-one has ever … Continue reading