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By Dr Hardi Choman

Between February and September 1988, the Iraqi govt destroyed over 2000 Kurdish villages, killing someplace among 50,000 and 100,000 civilians and displacing many extra. The operation used to be codenamed Anfal which accurately potential 'the spoils of war'. For the survivors of this crusade, Anfal didn't result in September 1988: the aftermath of this disaster is as a lot part of the Anfal tale because the gasoline assaults, disappearances and existence within the camps.
This ebook examines Kurdish women's adventure of violence, destruction, the disappearance of family, and incarceration through the Anfal crusade. It explores the survival recommendations of those ladies within the aftermath of genocide. by means of bringing jointly and highlighting women's personal stories, Choman Hardi reconstructs the Anfal narrative not like the present prevailng one that is extremely politicised, simplified, and nationalistic. It additionally addresses women's silences approximately sexual abuse and rape in a patriarchal society which holds them liable for having been a sufferer of sexual violence.

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