Monthly Archives: January 2013

Urgent need to resolve energy dispute in the interests of Iraq as a whole

The continuing efforts by some in Baghdad to punish the Kurdistan Region for its success in becoming the oil exploration capital of the world and building a brand new and dynamic energy sector from scratch, after decades of wilful neglect … Continue reading

Reply to UK Government’s reply to e petition

British Government responds to calls to recognize the genocide in Iraq, as more than 26,000 people sign e-petition 16 th January 2013, London: Today, sustained efforts by British and Kurdish campaigners have harvested a formal British Government response to their … Continue reading

Kurdistan and the UK

High Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to the UK, Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman says that “Kurdistan is a forward-looking, democratic and secular Muslim society and that bilateral relations between Kurdistan and the UK are very good, solid and … Continue reading

The state of Iraq has now officially recognised the genocide against the Kurds in Iraq: it is the duty of the rest of the world to do the same, writes Robert Halfon MP.

“There is another Iraq, buried under Iraq”. So said the head of the Kurdistan Mass Graves Commission as she explained to me her work during one recent visit to Kurdistan with the All-Party Kurdistan Group. Travelling around Iraq, her job … Continue reading

The ‘Anfal Campaign’ against the Kurdish people in Iraq, should be recognised internationally as the genocide that it truly was, writes Nadhim Zahawi MP.

When I am out meeting constituents and helping with their day-to-day issues in Stratford-on-Avon it is sometimes hard for me to think of how differently my life could have turned out. We are products of our upbringing and I often … Continue reading

2003 wasn’t year zero for Iraq

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. This often astonishes people because it remains very vivid and even vicious in British politics. The usual historical perspective about past events hasn’t yet overcome often hysterical arguments about … Continue reading