International Conference the Untold Story:
The Kurdish Genocide in Iraq
Allow me to congratulate you for organizing this important conference in London, The Untold Story: The Kurdish Genocide In Iraq. The intent of this conference is to fully expose the crimes of the former Iraqi regime, which attempted to hide from our shared knowledge and understanding these crimes that shock the human conscience. The Anfal in 1988, the gassing of Halabja in the same year, the mass murder of Faylees in 1979, and crimes against the Barzanis in 1983, were committed against the Kurdish people because of their struggle against oppression and dictatorship. These campaigns led to the murder of 182,000 persons, the destruction of thousands of villages, and displacement of hundreds of thousands of people.
We will never forget those crimes, but they ...