December 5, 2011 WASHINGTON,—
Violence and indiscriminate attacks have lately
escalated against members of Kurdish minority groups
by unknown armed individuals in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Outlaws engaged in such callous sabotage acts solely
aim to agitate order and contravene the rule of law.
Such a tragic incidence is unprecedented in Kurdish
It is firmly assumed that foreign elements played
key role in provoking public sentiments. Kurdish
Human Rights Commission (KHRC) condemns the
inexcusable storming, burning and destroying of
public and government properties in its strongest
KHRC urges Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to
immediately intervene in ensuring protection of the
Assault against Christian and Kurdish liquor shops
and properties in Duhok province, Dec 2, 2011.
lives of minorities as well as
bringing all those accountable perpetrators to
Such criminal acts must not go unpunished and all
efforts must be made to prevent it from occurring