Why I came to Kurdistan

Why I came to Kurdistan I came to Kurdistan to meet those who survived persecutions while the world was silent Not expats who have only learned “choni, bashi, supas” after one year I came to Kurdistan to lear...

Books of the Year 2014

Reviewers and Writers choose their favourite books from the past 12 months, London Evening Standard, 20th November 2014 Sarah Sands (journalist with Evening, Daily Telegraph and 2005 editor of Sunday Telegraph...

Two Worlds, One Family

I know many of you have been in the situation of feeling like you live in two different worlds but with one family.  Thirty years ago, our Kurdish parents were too busy fighting for the Kurdish struggle. Our fa...

My Kurdish Neighbor

Like any typical Kurdish parents, mine decided they wanted to turn our American backyard into a Kurdish animal farm. My dad bought four chicks; one rooster and two rabbits, and then built a shed for them.  Unfo...

A Biased History

It was Malcom X who said that “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” In order to begin, we must clear our minds from the thought’s we have been told t...