Monthly Archives: December 2012

Co-Chair Meg Munn meets Kurdistan teachers’ Union Leader in the Commons

Recently Kamal Ahmed, President of the Kurdistan Teachers’ Union (KTU), was on a visit to the UK organised by the NASUWT during which he visited parliament. Meg Munn MP, as Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Kurdistan, and … Continue reading

Norway leads on recognising the genocide against the Kurds

The Norwegian Foreign Minister, Espen Barth Eide, in a recent parliamentary debate recognised the judgement of the Iraqi High Court that Saddam Hussein’s’ Anfal campaign, including the chemical weapons attack on Halabja, constituted genocide. The debate was attended by Sabah … Continue reading

Exploring the Erbil-Baghdad-Ankara triangle

Next year’s 10th anniversary of the Iraq war may focus on the feebleness so far of federalism and  the country possibly breaking up without having resolved the tensions between the autonomous Kurdistan Region and Baghdad that have recently put tanks … Continue reading