Category Archive: COMMUNITY

Kurdistan: From the Perspective of Slovakia

Can you start by telling me a little bit about yourself and what you are doing right now? My name is Pavol Demes and I’m a foreign policy analyst who lives in Bratislava,… Continue reading

Internally Displaced Persons – Self-promotion or Humanitarianism?

Ever since the attacks that took place starting June of 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) – there has been a huge influx in the numbers of the Internally… Continue reading

Working Together

Ever since the 15th of September this year, brutal attacks by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham) against the Kurdish city of Kobane in Syria on the borders of Turkey have taken… Continue reading

He for She Campaign – How Can We Make this Campaign Ours?

On September 20th, 2014 Emma Watson, the former actress of the Harry Potter films, delivered a speech at UN headquarters in New York. She recently became the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador. In her… Continue reading

Humans of New York: Kurdistan or Iraq?

    Humans of New York (HONY), is a photo blog initiated by Brandon Stanton, the man behind the camera, in the summer of 2010. “I thought it would be really cool to create… Continue reading

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge or KRG’s IDP Bucket Challenge?

    “Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the… Continue reading

Save Shingal Event

        Recently, a group of volunteers decided to come together and collect donations for the Internally Displaced Person’s (IDP’s) of Shingal. They proposed the idea to Kurdistan Save the Children (KSC) and the… Continue reading

Tara Fatehi and the Australian-Kurdish parliamentary Friendship Group

1. What’s the name of your organization? Australian-Kurdish parliamentary Friendship Group. 2. How did you come up with the idea? And what problems are you aiming at solving? Basically I have been involved… Continue reading

Experiencing Kurdistan as a Dutch student

  This year I had the pleasure to be one of the students from the Dutch delegation visiting Iraqi Kurdistan. In this paper I would like to explain the program that made this… Continue reading

‘The Aryan Winter’

The Middle East is plagued by conflicts, ethnic tensions, tribalism and religious upheavals and yet for two hundred years the western media has misinterpreted the region. The wests erroneous depiction of Iranians and… Continue reading