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Statement by Zhiyan Group on the situation of girls and women kidnapped by ISIL


After the terrorist group of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) seized the city of Mosul on June 10 2014 and their advance to the Iraqi Kurdistan Regions cities and towns, including Sinjar, Zumar, and dozens of villages and other areas on August 03, 2012, they have committed hundreds and thousands of crimes, such as beheadings and ... Read More »

Justice for all ‘honour crime’ victims!


On 7 July, I attended a meeting at the House of Commons, hosted by Jeremy Corbyn MP, about honour killings in Iraqi Kurdistan. The meeting was called by the Kurdish and Middle Eastern Women’s Organisation (KMEWO). Before this meeting, I have to say that I knew very little about the plight of some of the women in the region. The ... Read More »