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Mass graves uncovered in Muthanna contain Anfal victims: Deputy PM Talabani

Mass graves uncovered in Muthanna contain Anfal victims: Deputy PM Talabani

Rûdaw - 2019-04-15 18:10
"Initial indications have shown that it contains the honorable Anfal [victims] of Kurdistan" ...
Mass graves uncovered in Muthanna contain Anfal victims: Deputy PM Talabani - Rûdaw

New mass grave discovered in Shengal

ANF - 2019-05-10 08:31
A new mass grave was found in Shengal. Victims of DAESH were buried there. ...

Local Arabs Impede Exhumation of Yezidi Mass Graves in Sinjar: Official

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:10
ERBIL — A local official from Sinjar has warned about an intention in the area to impede the exhumation of the mass graves where the Islamic State (IS) militants buried Yezidi victims in 2014. The United Nations Investigative Team to Promote Accountabili ...

Special Team Exhuming Yezidi Mass Graves Come Under Fire

BAS News - 2019-04-22 21:40
ERBIL - The special investigative teams, who have kicked off a campaign to exhume the mass graves of Kurdish Yezidi victims of Islamic State (IS) genocide in Sinjar region, came under fire on Monday by unknown armed men, a report said. Kurdistan 24 cited ...

Iraq Exhumes Three Mass Graves of Kurdish Victims of “Anfal”

BAS News - 2019-04-15 01:16
ERBIL — Authorities in Iraq’s southern province of Musanna announced on Sunday that they have begun unearthing three mass graves which contain remnants of several dozens of Kurdish victims killed by the Baath regime. Holding a skull and an earring recove ...

Another mass grave opened in Iraq

ANF - 2019-04-14 14:58
The grave contains the remains of Anfal genocide victims. ...

Victims of Anfal Genocide remembered in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-04-14 13:57
Victims of the Anfal Genocide campaign conducted against the Kurds by the Saddam regime in South Kurdistan, are being remembered with various events. ...

Mass grave with Kurdish Anfal victims found in southern Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 11:22
SAMAWAH, southern Iraq,— Local authorities from a southern Iraqi province began on Friday the exhumation of a mass grave containing bodies of Kurds believed to have been killed during the former Baathist regime’s deadly Anfal campaign against the Kurds. ...

Team finds over 300 Kurdish Anfal victims in southern Iraqi mass grave

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-13 06:58

Another mass grave opened in Kocho village in Shengal

ANF - 2019-04-13 00:07
Mass graves of Yazidis who were massacred in the August 3, 2014 ISIS attacks in Shengal are being opened. ...

PM Barzani Urges Iraq to Compensate Anfal Campaign Victims' Families

BAS News - 2019-04-12 23:50
ERBIL - Kurdistan Region PM Nechirvan Barzani has called on the Iraqi government to compensate the family members of the victims of Anfal campaign by the former Iraqi regime Saddam al-Hussein. The Kurdish premier made the call in a statement on the anniv ...

[PICTURES]: Mass Grave of Kurds Discovered in South of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-12 19:48
ERBIL — Another mass grave containing bodies of Kurdish victims of the 1980s Anval Campaign has been discovered in Iraq’s southern province of Musanna. During 1980s, Saddam Hussein’s Baath Regime massacred hundreds of thousands of Kurdish civilians, incl ...

Syria: Mass Grave of IS Victims Discovered

BAS News - 2019-04-12 00:07
ERBIL - A mass grave of victims of the Islamic State (IS), including nearly two dozens of bodies, was discovered on Thursday in eastern Syria. The grave was found in the town of Mayadeen, eastern Deir ez-Zor province, which included 23 bodies, field sour ...

Kurdistan: Garmiyan Remembers Victims of Anfal Campaign

BAS News - 2019-04-11 13:09
ERBIL — The local administration and people in Garmiyan, Kurdistan Region, launched a week of remembrance on the 31st anniversary of genocidal Anfal campaign by the former Baath Regime against the people of Kurdistan. Bestoon Zhalayi, one of the organize ...

UN finishes first Ezidi mass grave exhumation in Iraq, starts next operation

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-08 19:41

Sinn Féin support apps helping victims of domestic violence

ANF - 2019-04-04 12:09
Sinn Féin MLA Michaela Boyle has said a new app that will allow those in abusive relationships to track and record incidents in a private and secure environment will help victims find a voice. ...

Sinjar: 76 Mass Graves of Yezidi Victims So Far Discovered

BAS News - 2019-03-18 14:53
ERBIL — A total of 76 mass graves with bodies of Kurdish Yezidi victims of Islamic State (IS) brutality have so far been discovered in and around Sinjar, Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights said. Nine of the mass graves were found in the past weeks af ...

Hundreds Run in Marathon to Commemorate Victims of Halabja

BAS News - 2019-03-17 13:07
ERBIL — Hundreds of people took part in a marathon held on Sunday to mark the 31 anniversary of Halabja Chemical Attack. The 5-kilometer-long path began in Sirwana subdistrict with its finishing line being in central Halabja. It is the third year holding ...