Author: Ghid (Sulaimani, Kurdistan-Iraq)

Iraqi women step up

The protest started when young university graduates began protesting in front of the ministries in Baghdad, asking the government for jobs. They were shouting at the top of their lungs, as if was a flame inside their hearts. In this patriarchal society in which men dominate everything, it’s unusual for women to come outside with… Read more »

Kurdish youth react to Turkish invasion of Rojava

(Sulimaniyah, Iraq)    Late on Sunday, October 6th, US President Trump announced that he would give Turkey’s President Erdogan approval to take over the autonomous Kurdish region of “Rojava” in northeastern Syria. On October 9th, Erdogan began his brutal invasion and takeover of Rojava. That abrupt decision was not expected from Trump and America, although… Read more »