Meran Abdullah was living with his family in the Kurdish village of Ekmole when the chemical attacks waged by Saddam Hussein’s regime began. Mohammed Aziz was visiting his family in Halabja. Both survivors live in Nashville today and tell their stories in interviews shot exclusively for our Next Door Neighbors, Little Kurdistan website.
By Will Pedigo On January 31st 2008, Vanderbilt University hosted a panel discussion led by trial judges from the Iraqi High Tribunal. It was a big deal for Nashville. The Iraqi High Tribunal was created by the Iraqi Governing Council in 2003 to provide justice for the atrocities committed by Saddam Hussein’s regime. It represents […]
From Will Pedigo, producer at NPT currently working on a documentary about Nashville’s Kurdish community. This Thursday evening, January 31 from 5:30-7:00 p.m., there is a free and open to public event at the Flynn Auditorium, Vanderbilt University Law School — 131 21st Avenue South in Nashville — Holding the Hussein Regime Accountable for Atrocities: […]