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Who Is Sardasht Osman?

May 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Erbil: On May 05, 2010, a young man in his twenties was walking to college to celebrate his graduation day. He was a student of College of Language, University of Salahadin, [...]

KRG Reforms: Small Fish Netting

February 7, 2017 // 1 Comment

Since 2009, the rise of opposition in Kurdistan, tens of reform packages were introduced to the public. Yet, to date, no high-ranking official such as ministers, deputy ministers, general directors, and governors prosecuted for corruption charges, let alone prime ministers.  [...]

Kurdistan; Another Woman Killed by Father, Why not Politicizing it?

December 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

While the West admires the role of the Kurdish female fighters in Rojava( Syrian Kurdistan), the women in Iraqi Kurdistan continue to suffer from many tribal, religious, and legal barriers. They continue to face atrocities and killings, mostly by family members. Yet, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) failed to bring many perpetrators to justice. The Kurdistan's political system is itself a masculine dominated one and does not embrace women rights, except for a superficial purpose. Below is another tragic story of a woman killed by her father, one day after Sarwin's ambiguous death in Barzan area. [...]

Who To Blame to the Death of a Barzani Girl?

December 27, 2016 // 4 Comments

Unless we understand the root causes, we continue to publish the death rates and statistics of the GBV victims. The bad news is that we should not count on the current political system because it promotes the tribal norms and tolerates murderers of women. Therefore, Sarwin's case is a political issue and should create a political debate, not a women issue alone. [...]