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Interior Committee discusses Coronavirus and security incidents

Members of Kurdistan Parliament’s Interior, Security and Local Councils Committee on 13 April held a meeting online to discuss the Ministry of Interior’s Coronavirus containment policy and several security incidents.

Kurdistan Parliament’s message on 32nd commemoration of the Anfal in Garmian

On 13 April the Presidency of Kurdistan Parliament and the Martyrs Affairs, Genocide and Political Prisoners Committee conveyed messages on the 32nd commemoration of the genocidal Anfal operations in Garmian.

Speaker Rewas Faiq and Duhok Governorate officials discuss frontline workers' Coronavirus containment efforts

The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewas Faiq on 9 April visited Duhok to meet the Governor Farhad Atrushi, governorate officials and the head of the provincial council. They discussed more support for the frontline employees who are working tirelessly to counter the spread of Coronavirus and maintain security.

MPs look into events that led to death of newborn baby from Balisan

Several Members of the Kurdistan Parliament on 12 April met with Governor of Erbil Firsat Sofi and staff of Erbil Maternity Hospital to look into the tragic death of a newborn child from Balisan subdistrict.

Parliament committees condemn rape of woman with disabilities in Kirkuk governorate

Three committees of the Kurdistan Parliament on 10 April issued the following joint statement condemning the rape of a women with disabilities in the town of Prde in Kirkuk governorate.

Relations and Kurdish Diaspora Committee’s statement on the handing over and execution of Mostafa Salimi

Kurdistan Parliament's Relations and Kurdish Diaspora Committee expressed their grave concern about the handing over of Mostafa Salimi, a Kurd from Iran, allegedly when he was in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, and his subsequent execution in Iran. The committee issued the following statement on 11 April:

Kurdistan Parliament sends best wishes to Christians for Easter

The Presidency of Kurdistan Parliament and the Religious Affairs Committee on 11 April conveyed their best wishes for Easter to all Christians in Kurdistan Region and around the world.

Parliament's Education committee and Education Minister discuss challenges of Coronavirus outbreak

Kurdistan Parliament’s Education Committee and Education Minister Alan Hama Saeed held an online video meeting on 10 April to discuss the challenges facing schools and students due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Social Affairs Committee visits Erbil prisons directorate to discuss Coronavirus measures

Kurdistan Parliament’s Social Affairs and Protection of Human Rights Committee on 8 April visited Erbil Directorate of Adult Offender Rehabilitation (prisons) to look into their measures to contain the spread of Coronavirus in prisons.

Peshmerga committee condemns ISIS attack in Kolajo

Kurdistan Parliament’s Peshmerga Affairs Committee on 8 April condemned the attack by ISIS terrorists against Peshmerga forces in Kolajo subdistrict in Garmian, and called for Peshmerga forces to return to fill the security vacuum that allows terrorists to operate.