The Anfal Campaign in Iraqi Kurdistan
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Published by Human Rights Watch .
Written in English


  • Human rights,
  • War crimes,
  • Iraq,
  • Ethnic Politics,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Genocide,
  • Kurds,
  • Massacres,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10318179M
ISBN 100300057571
ISBN 109780300057577

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  The campaign was lead by former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's cousin Ali Hassan al-Majid, the Secretary General of the Northern Bureau of Iraq's Ba'ath Arab Socialist Party, and was manned by over , Iraqi Army forces from the First and Fifth army Corps in order to “solve the Kurdish problem and slaughter the saboteurs.” (Human. : anfal kurdistan. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. All.   The Anfal genocide was a genocide that killed betw and , Kurds as well as a couple of thousand Assyrians. It was committed during the Al-Anfal campaign led by Ali Hassan al-Majid, On the orders of President Saddam Hussein, Against Iraqi Kurdistan in northern Iraq during the final stages of the Iran"Iraq War.   Roj Bash Kurdistan. There is no northern iraq Skip to content. Portal; Forums; Blog ; Gallery ; Videos; Games; Portal • Forum ‹ Culture, Heritage and Art ‹ History; Change font size.

Iraq’s Crime of Genocide: The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds. By Human Rights Watch (Yale University Press, ) The Goat and The Butcher: Nationalism and State Formation in Kurdistan-Iraq since the Iraqi War. By Robert Olson (Mazda Publishers, ) The Kurdish Nationalist Movement in the s: Its Impact on Turkey and the Middle East. Makiya's article, "The Anfal: Uncovering an Iraqi campaign to exterminate the Kurds," (Harper's Magazine, May , pp), is an extract from his book, Cruelty and Silence: War, Tyranny, Uprising and the Arab World (New York: Norton, ).   The Iraqi regime had become the first in history to attack its own civilian population with chemical weapons. Al Majid came to be known as Chemical Ali. The Anfal .   The Anfal Campaign (Iraqi Kurdistan), Summary The anti-Kurdish "Anfal" campaign, mounted between February and September by the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein, was both genocidal and gendercidal in nature. "Battle-age" men were the primary targets of Anfal, according to Human Rights Watch/Middle East (hereafter, HRW/ME).

Middle East Watch Report on the Anfal Campaign in Iraqi Kurdistan, Human Rights Watch, Northern Iraq, Sheikh Allah cemetery in front of Neshtiman shopping center with a new shopping mall for shops now in construction. Despite all public denial of using chemical weapons against the Kurdish civilians in , the Iraqi regime did not deny a campaign it called Anfal. In a reply to a petition by a former Kurdish POW, Chief of the Bureau of the Presidency informed the man that his ‘wife and children were lost during the Anfal Operations that took place in the. For the survivors of this campaign, Anfal did not end in September the aftermath of this catastrophe is as much a part of the Anfal story as the gas attacks, disappearances and life in the camps. This book examines Kurdish women's experience of violence, destruction, the disappearance of loved ones, and incarceration during the Anfal 5/5(2). 1 Hidden Death: Land Mines and Civilian Casualties in Iraqi Kurdistan (October ; pp 67); Unquiet Graves: The Search for the Disappeared in Iraqi Kurdistan (February ; pp 41); and The Anfal.