Monthly Archives: October 2010

Campaigners win historic Parliamentary debate in UK on Kurdish genocide in Iraq

It has been announced today that the British Parliament will debate a motion calling for formal recognition of the mass murder of Kurdish people in Iraq as genocide. The news follows a tireless campaign for recognition, supported by more than … Continue reading

MPs make the case for a Commons debate on the Kurdish genocide

The APPG, led by its Co-Chairs Nadhim Zahawi and Meg Munn, made a bid before the Back Bench Business Committee for an historic debate on the Kurdish genocide. Our Vice-Chair Robert Halfon stressed that “The principle is to get the support … Continue reading

Report of the conference on the Kurdish genocide

The untold story of the Kurdish genocide was the subject of a major international conference organized last week by the KRG UK just a stone’s throw from Parliament. It attracted nearly 300 campaigners, academics, experts, Kurds and Brits to hear … Continue reading

World ‘stayed silent’ during Kurdish genocide

A former US diplomat has condemned his country’s “silence” about the genocide of Kurds by Saddam Hussein’s regime. Peter Galbraith was speaking at a conference in London on the Kurdish genocide, which is being attended by senior experts, humanitarians, politicians … Continue reading