Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 26 February 2023 chaired a second consultation on the concept of anti-hate speech legislation, with experts and academics and organizations.
Parliament Speaker’s News
Order of Business for sitting of 1 March 2023, first sitting of the spring session
The Speaker of the Kurdistan Parliament Dr. Rewaz Faiq calls MPs to a sitting on Wednesday 1st March 2023 at 11am, the 1st ordinary sitting of the spring session of the fifth year of the fifth term of Parliament. The Presidency of Parliament announces the order of business of the sitting as follows:
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq conveys best wishes on Turkmen Journalism Day
I hope that this anniversary will be an opportunity to strengthen cultural and intellectual ties between all of our diverse communities and to widen the scope of press freedom in Kurdistan Region.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq chairs discussion on proposal to draft anti-hate speech bill
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 21 February 2023 chaired a meeting to discuss a proposal to draft an anti-hate speech bill.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq participates in conference on freedom of expression
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 12 February 2023 in Slemani spoke at a conference on freedom of expression in Kurdistan Region, saying that the political elite have a responsibility to speak out on human rights and civil liberties.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes UNDP’s Iraq Resident Representative Mr. Auke Lootsma
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 6 February 2023 welcomed the UNDP’s Iraq Resident Representative Mr. Auke Lootsma. They discussed shared concerns, including combating corruption, mitigating climate change and conserving water resources.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq conveys condolences for lives lost and to everyone affected by today's earthquake in Turkey and Syria
My deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims of this morning's earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria. My thoughts are also with those who have been injured, I wish them a full and speedy recovery.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on welcomes Netherlands’ Human Rights Ambassador Bahia Tahzib-Lie
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 1 February 2023 welcomed the Netherlands’ Ambassador for Human Rights Bahia Tahzib-Lie, and her delegation.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq welcomes UK’s Ambassador Mark Bryson-Richardson
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq on 1 February 2004 welcomed the UK’s Ambassador Mark Bryson-Richardson. They discussed human rights and the next Kurdistan Parliament election.
Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq lays wreath at memorial for victims of 1st February 2004 twin terrorist attacks
Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Dr. Rewaz Faiq attended the remembrance ceremony for the twin terrorist attacks in Erbil of 1st February 2004, in which over 100 people were killed.