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The demonstrations clearly arose as the direct result of the regime's repressive and misguided policies, not because of some foreign power's interference or meddling. The regime knows this--and so do the ... Iran is also involved in the turmoil in Iraq, Lebanon and Afghanistan. Indeed, there are reports of ...
The United States-led coalition's aerial pounding inflicted huge damage on Iraqi urban centres, with hardly any sign of reconstruction so far. That risks the further ... On the ground in Iraq and Syria, brutality and repression were justified as necessary to maintain the caliphate's purity of purpose. But from the ...

Masoud Barzani, the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, extended the vote to areas known as the disputed territories - borderlands between Kurdish and Arab Iraq that are claimed by both sides and prized for their oil. The Baghdad government of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi objected in particular to ...
Monday's letter - also signed by the Bahrain Institute for human rights, Sheba for democracy and Human rights, Human Rights for Yemen, Iraqi Democrats, and Stop the war Coalition - accuses Saudi officials of having 'supported repression in other states' such as in Bahrain in 2011, during a military ...
Background: Now that Iraq has been liberated from ISIS' wrath, the Iraqi government can turn its attention towards resettling the vast number of refugees ... as corrupt, and heavy-handed military repression of the Sunni minority have been listed among the main causes that ultimately led to the rise of ISIS.
Muhammad says he fled Algeria because of political repression, but his claim for asylum was rejected. He has been on Lesbos for 18 ... The overcrowding means that asylum claims from people who aren't from refugee producing countries like Iraq and Syria are being pushed aside or rushed and rejected.

protest movements in the Middle East face enormous repressive hurdles and rarely have happy endings. Even when protesters "succeed" in toppling an autocrat, they've rarely succeeded in ending autocracy. In Iran, the obstacles to success are daunting. Whereas most Middle Eastern countries are ruled ...
In 2003, we removed the government of Iraq, and Iran has effectively filled that power vacuum. The 2011 uprising in the ... It's being fueled by the same type of anger and frustrations that fuel anti-government protests around the world: a combination of rising living costs, corruption, repression. But I think one ...
The removal of the Baathist regime in 2003 availed a historic opportunity to the Iraqi people to establish a democratic country governed by rule of law. Yet, successive Iraqi cabinets failed to lead the country through a transition from dictatorship to democracy and from violence and repression to societal ...
The removal of the Baathist regime in 2003 availed a historic opportunity to the Iraqi people to establish a democratic country governed by rule of law. Yet, successive Iraqi cabinets failed to lead the country through a transition from dictatorship to democracy and from violence and repression to societal ...
It is followed by Pakistan, Turkey, Iraq, Syria and Ethiopia, according to AccessNow, an organisation fight for open and secure communications for all. At least eight other African countries including Cameroon, DRC, Mali, Morocco, Senegal, South Sudan, Somaliland and Togo have disrupted internet access ...
Ankara, unnerved by the possibility of Kurdish self-rule along Turkey's borders with Syria and Iraq, both of which have Kurdish populations, responded with a ferocious crackdown, imposing blanket curfews for months all across the region. Turkish security forces deployed tanks and heavy artillery against ...
Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Resigns Amid protest in Region - Source ... Baghdad (Sputnik) - Yusuf Mohammed Sadiq, the speaker of Iraqi Kurdistan's parliament, has resigned, while the Gorran Movement party and the Kurdistan Islamic Group ... The average kurd has suffered enough repression.
The 2003 US invasion of Iraq led to a strengthening of religious power and new threats to the rights of Iraqi women. ... It is more specifically a demand for the recognition of Iraqi Shia identity, from a community and political faction that suffered discrimination and violent repression under the previous regime.
Press repression doesn't just happen in nations such as China, which imprisoned 41 journalists last year, according to CPJ, but also within the borders of allies such as Turkey, ... The seemingly endless spirals of violence in the Mideast made Iraq and Syria the deadliest countries for journalists in 2017.
And political repression is not a power localised only in the sphere of ... not absolve, say, the Baathist regime in Iraq, led by former president ...
... have been substantial casualties among Iraqi, Kurdish and other forces fighting ... Groups such as Airwars and Iraq Body Count have long provided data but ... The Sisi regime in Cairo sees repression and control, including ...

We have gear left over from Afghanistan and Iraq that's being ... Given the history of policing, and the continuation of these repressive patterns, ...
Who can blame the Iraqi Kurds for wishing to establish a separate and ... of the Islamic revolution, and in fact their systematic repression before it - all of .... The intensification of Kurdish separatism in Iraq is a symptom not a ...
ISIS, which had its origins in al-Qaeda in Iraq, took advantage of the unrest in ... including the Kurds who live along the Iraqi border in the west, and the ... In both places, poverty, repression and black-market economies have ...
... topics like the refugee crisis or conflicts in Syria and Iraq. ... The repression of the spring protest movement in 2013 -- which many artists ...
Unlike in Iraq and Syria, where insurgents, Islamists, rebels, and ... with frequent repression and violence by Thai authorities," reads the report.
Anyone following the statements of Iraqi officials, especially Prime Minister Haider ... Iraq's 2005 Constitution formally guarantees Kurdish rights within a federal ...
We have gear left over from Afghanistan and Iraq that's being handed ... But as your book illustrates, much of their job is actually to repress the ...
Following the capture of Kirkuk by Shia militias and Iraqi forces, Iran's Supreme ... Asaib Ahl al-Haq militia, told America to prepare to withdraw its troops from Iraq. ... The repression faced by ethnic and religious minorities is ...
Iraq's rushed and divisive Constitution was always doomed to fail ... This is the inevitable effect of the rushed and poorly written Iraqi Constitution of ... All the while, Iraqi political life remains in a sad state of violent repression.
Kirkuk sits on the border of Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan, and has been the ... Aside from using violence as a mode of repression, the Iraqi and ...
The speed with which Iraqi troops this week overwhelmed Kurdish forces ... branded it a symbol of the repression of Saddam Hussein's regime.
The Kurds are "against blood spill with the Iraqi Army," he added. ... requesting the condemnation of Iraq's repression of the Kurds in the north ...
WHEN Haider al-Abadi, Iraq's prime minister, launched the battle a year ... Granted, the Iraqi Army is still fighting to clear IS from its last enclaves. ... for independence, and his repression of Shias helped fan sectarian hatred.
An Iraqi federal court has ordered the arrest of Kurdistan officials ... Kurds faced decades of repression before they acquired autonomy in 1991.
Even though China formalized a strategic partnership with Iraq in 2015 ... in Iraqi Kurdistan as a negative development, as Ankara's repression ...
Jalal Talabani, then Iraq's president, during a meeting in Baghdad in 2006. ... Mr. Talabani was a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, which drafted .... Despite the massacre and the army's campaign of repression against ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi wants the referendum, in which 92% of ... faced decades of repression before acquiring autonomy in 1991.
Iraq's prime minister has demanded the Kurdistan Regional ... million, Kurds faced decades of repression before acquiring autonomy in 1991.
Voters in parts of northern Iraq are due to head to the polls on ... But now, after a long history of brutal repression, it wants to become an ...
... or the years of repression under the Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. ... While the majority of Karbala's Arbaeen pilgrims are drawn from Iraq, ...
They number roughly 30 million and inhabit large areas of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and ... to which regional powers have responded with violent repression. ... Iraq, Iran, and the European Union, the regional government of Iraqi ...
It won't be through repression, it won't be through brutality, and what ... in northern Iraq, also spoke of the importance of respecting Spanish law ...
Even though China formalized a strategic partnership with Iraq in 2015 ... in Iraqi Kurdistan as a negative development, as Ankara's repression ...
As president of Iraq from 2005 to 2014, Jalal Talabani, who has died aged 83, ... After Saddam Hussein unleashed genocidal attacks on Iraqi Kurds in ... repression returned, however, and prompted another uprising in 1961.
Jalal Talabani, then Iraq's president, during a meeting in Baghdad in 2006. ... Mr. Talabani was a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, which drafted .... Despite the massacre and the army's campaign of repression against ...
Iraq's prime minister has demanded the Kurdistan Regional ... million, Kurds faced decades of repression before acquiring autonomy in 1991.
"We call for the immediate halt of all repression acts carried out against the ... noting it would host an international donor meeting to rebuild Iraqi areas ... He noted that Kuwait, in cooperation with Iraq and the international ...
Iraqi Kurds are holding a referendum next week on their long-held goal for an independent ... The outcome has major implications for Iraq and the region. .... a genocide, they're still experiencing extreme amount of repression.
Voters in parts of northern Iraq are due to head to the polls on ... But now, after a long history of brutal repression, it wants to become an ...
... and Japan to install democracies, any more than we invaded Iraq or ... But Reagan realized that extreme repression was weakening ...
The Iraqi Parliament has voted to sack the governor of Kirkuk ... of brutal repression before acquiring autonomy following the 1991 Gulf War.
For five years, my mother lived in desperate fear of Iraqi secret police. ... Today, the booming region of Kurdistan is very different from the days of repression, ... the decision to join the post-Hussein state of Iraq voluntarily in 2003, added, ...
In Iraq, where they make up an estimated 15% to 20% of the population of 37 million, Kurds faced decades of brutal repression by Arab-led ...


 

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