Germany… Commemorating the 31st anniversary of Halabja’s tragedy

17/3/2019 17:06:00

In a number of German cities, solemn decrees were held to mark the 31st anniversary of Halabja’s horrific tragedy.


A number of members of the expatriate Kurdish community, cultural organizations, German parties and Kurdish expatriates in Germany have participated in those decrees.


The Kurdish community gathered in the centers of Nuremberg, Ludwigshaven, Hanover, Bremen and several other German cities, the speeches were delivered in German, calling for the identification of Halabja’s tragedy as a genocide and compensating the victims of the city that suffer from the chemical weapons used for bombing them by the Baathist regime, and to try the companies that emitted chemical weapons to the former Baathist regime to use them against innocent citizens.


During the decrees, the tragedy and suffering of the city were shown through the pictures carried by the crowds. The artist Kamil Ahmed drew a number of paintings to embody the city’s wound and pain.



PUKmedia Shihab Othman \ Germany


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