Hawar news agency plan ANHA 3/22/2024

Hawar news agency plan ANHA 3/22/2024
22 March 2024   02:00

The co-chair of the Free Media Union in North and East Syria considered the Kurdistan Democratic Party authorities’ kidnapping of journalist and union member Suleiman Ahmed a violation of the memorandum of understanding between the union and the Kurdistan Journalists Syndicate, and called on human rights and media bodies to pressure them until journalist Suleiman’s freedom was achieved (photos and video attached).

The Iraqi political arena has witnessed heated developments at many levels recently, as a result of the presidential vacuum represented by the failure to choose a new speaker for the Iraqi Council of Representatives to succeed Muhammad al-Halbousi, and other problems and issues related to the results of the provincial council elections that Iraq witnessed for the first time in about a decade on December 18. The first is 2023, and others go back to the recently exacerbated disputes between the governments of the region and the center, including the crisis in the salaries of employees of Southern Kurdistan, and the issue of exporting Southern Kurdistan’s oil through the central government, followed by the recent decision of the Federal Court, which stipulates the abolition of the quota system in the parliament of southern Kurdistan, which guarantees representation of the components. Religious and nationalist, including Christians, Yazidis, and Turkmen (photos attached).

Under the slogan “Freedom for Abdullah Ocalan, the solution to the Kurdish issue,” Newroz 2024 celebrations will be held in the city of Kobani in Mashta Nour Hill Square, at 10:00, and in the city of Aleppo, a celebration will be held in Shaqif Square in the Sheikh Maqsoud neighborhood, at 11:00, after the celebrations were postponed. Yesterday, due to heavy rain (photos and video attached).