In 1954, the General Assembly recommended countries to recognise a Universal Children’s day, where the welfare of children will be promoted. Today marks the Declaration of the Rights of the Child (1959) and the convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) which were adopted by the General Assembly.
The current online discourse among Kurds has become increasingly polarised — you’re either against the political institutions or in favour of them.
What constitutes as critical information in the battle against ISIS? It is information that can be used for the benefit of ISIS, and otherwise weaken Peshmerga forces, expose their vulnerabilities to both the public and the militants they are trying to fight.
The case of a 16-year-old Kurdish refugee from Syria who was gang-raped and dumped on a lone street afterwards in Southern Kurdistan’s Hewler city was widely reported a few weeks ago.
The demonisation of political leaders and imprisonment is contingent upon the world’s political climate, and this is an undisputed historical fact. What strikes me as odd is how easily we perceive one political figurative leader to be a “terrorist” and another a “freedom fighter” when similar approaches have been embodied in the fight towards socialContinue reading “The Mandela of Kurdistan is still imprisoned for life”