A unique mixed media online story telling experience

Featuring short films, audio, essays and graphics. Shining new light on untold stories on Iraqi Kurdistan.

Part of ‘The Kurdistan Memory Programme’.

In 1988 the Iraqi army launched a ferocious attack on Kurdish communities south of the Turkish border.

Fleeing towards Turkey, the villagers of Kureme found their route blocked by Iraqi soldiers and were captured. The male villagers were put in front of a firing squad – yet six survived to tell their story.