Iraq

Threats to Democracy and Dangers of War

October 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

An Interactive Conversation with Medea Benjamin (Code Pink), Dr. Amer F. Ahmed, Mojgan Sanepour Haji, and Christian Appy  The United States is at war in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, and U.S. leaders have threatened war in North Korea, Iran, and Venezuela. Fears of deportation, white supremacist violence, police violence, climate …

by Cathy Breen I’ve written often about our Iraqi refugee friend and his oldest son from Baghdad. I will call them Mohammed and Ahmed. They made the torturous flight last year from Baghdad to Kurdistan and then across Turkey. They were on three Greek islands …

Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) by Abbas Fahdel

October 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Harvard Film Archive is pleased to present HOMELAND (IRAQ YEAR ZERO) BY ABBAS FAHDEL from October 1 – October 2, 2016 with filmmaker Abbas Fahdel in person. $12 Special Event Tickets.  Abbas Fahdel in person Saturday October 1 at 7pm, Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) …

On March 16, 1988, Iraqi fighter jets attacked Halabja, a small town on Iraq’s northeastern border with Iran, with chemical bombs. The Halabja chemical attack was the largest chemical weapons attack on civilians in history; in this attack, 5000 people, mostly women and children, lost …

Sulaymaniyah, Iraq — During my visit last month to the headquarters of the Iraqi Kurdish fighters, the Peshmerga, here, I discovered how women are defeating ISIS.  Since ISIS fighters believe that they will not go to heaven if they are killed by a woman, this belief …

Thanks to Jon Rainwater of Peace Action West for this timely update.  There’s so much going on on the Syria/Iraq issue — on diplomacy, military escalation, and the humanitarian issues — that it is hard to keep track. In addition to the foreign policy developments, there are have been …

Join us for a Skype conversation with Daban Shadala, representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq Tuesday July 7, 2015 at 5 PM Encuentro 5, 9a Hamilton Place, Boston     Across from Park Street T Daban Shadala will answer your questions about Iraq today …

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