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Parliament sends best wishes to Assyrians, Chaldeans and Syriacs for Akitu New Year

The Kurdistan Parliament Speaker, Deputy Speaker and the Religious Affairs and Endowments Committee on 31 March gave their best wishes to Assyrians, Chaldeans and Syriacs in Kurdistan and around the world for the Akitu New Year.

Speaker Rewas Faiq’s communications office clarifies her Coronavirus quarantine

Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Rewas Faiq’s communications office on 28 March issued the following clarification regarding her quarantine:

Parliament’s committees condemn attack on journalist in Penjwin

Three committees of the Kurdistan Parliament on 27 and 28 March condemned the attack on journalist Adnan Rashid by unknown armed assailants at his home in Penjwin on 11 March, and called for the perpetrators to be found and brought to justice.

Parliament’s Presidency sends best wishes for Nawroz Kurdish New Year

Kurdistan Parliament’s Presidency on 21 March gave their best wishes for Nawroz, the Kurdish New Year, to people in all parts of Kurdistan and living abroad.

Parliament’s message on 32nd commemoration of Halabja chemical bombing

On the 32nd commemoration of the chemical bombardment of Halabja on 16 March 2020 by Iraq’s former Ba’ath regime, Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq, Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami, and the Martyrs Affairs, Genocide and Political Prisoners Committee conveyed messages of remembrance to honour the victims and called for reparations to the survivors and to the city.

Committee on Protection of Women's Rights conveys message of its priorities on International Womens Day 2020

March 8th is the day of women's struggle and sacrifices to achieve equality and justice between men and women. On this day, we declare that defending the legitimate rights of women and incorporating them into law is one of our main tasks. We in the Kurdistan Parliament believe in humanist principles and oppose any kind of violence against women.

Speaker Dr. Rewas Faiq's message on International Women's Day 2020

"Throughout the history of the Kurdish people's struggle, women have participated in political and civil struggle. However, history has not been fair in recording the role of women in any era. I hope that not only on March 8th but every day, women and freedom-loving peoples strive to achieve women's goals of equality before the law, social justice, the elimination of domestic violence, and job opportunities."

Deputy Speaker Hawrami speaks at German Parliament conference on the Kurdish Question in the Middle East

Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami on 6 March at the German Parliament spoke at a conference on ‘Opportunities and prospects for solving the Kurdish Question in the Middle East.’

Parliament delegation led by Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami visit KRG Representation in Berlin

On 5 March Kurdistan Parliament Deputy Speaker Hemin Hawrami and several MPs visited the Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in Berlin and met with the Representative, Mr. Dilshad Barzani.

Speaker Rewas Faiq’s message on the 29th anniversary of the 1991 Kurdish Uprising

Dr. Rewas Faiq conveyed in her congratulatory message: “This great occasion has a special place in our nation’s contemporary history, and was a turning point in our nation's struggle for liberation.”