Halabja: In the Golden Days – Part of Journeys Festival International 2020

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Halabja: In the Golden Days – Part of Journeys Festival International 2020

12 — 18 October 2020 Entrance is free

Halabja, in Iraqi Kurdistan, is known mainly because of the terrible chemical weapons attack in 1988 by Saddam Hussein’s regime as part of the ‘Anfal’ campaign of persecution. This has overshadowed Halabja’s peaceful and illustrious past when it was called the ‘city of poets’.

Journeys Festival International 2020 presents an online magazine brought together by Gulan through historical research and interviews with past and current residents, which forms a celebration of life in Haljabi before the attack.

12 — 18 October 2020 Entrance is free

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