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Women’s Rights in the KRG: An Interview with Karwan Jamal Tahir

By Dr. Shilan Fuad Hussain With a women’s-led revolution brewing in neighbouring Iran and the Kurdish women’s slogan of “Women, Life, Freedom” (Jin, Jiyan, Azadi) being shouted in Parliaments around the globe, the focus on women’s rights and equality in the Middle East has never been more prescient. In light of this, Dr. Shilan Fuad […]

Should the Kurds Prepare for Another Betrayal in the Iranian Revolution?

By Dr. Hawzhin Azeez The death of a Kurdish woman, Jina Mehsa Amini, on 16th of September has produced one of the most powerful uprisings in Iran to date. Jina’s murder has sparked an internal dialogue in relation to Iranian identity politics, which has also spread to an international level. As protestors spread to the […]

A Letter to Znar Bozkurt

Dear Znar, How are you? did you sleep last night in yet another bed in the house of friends who gave you a temporary place to hide? How long does it take the European Court of Human Rights to decide whether Sweden can put you on a plane to Turkey? I hope and pray that […]