Kurdistan Islamic Union calls for postponement of the launch day of election campaigns

Sunday, 01 April 2018 15:40

Kurdistan Islamic Union on Saturday 31/3/2018 demanded postponement the day of the start of election campaigns for the elections of the Iraqi Council of Representatives.

A statement issued by the Electoral Foundation of the Kurdistan Islamic Union, pointed out that the Electoral Commission has set on 14/4 the start of election campaigns for the elections of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, explaining that this day marks the anniversary of the so-called "Anfal" which thousands of innocent civilians has become the victim, as well as the demolition of thousands of villages.

The statement pointed out that it was customary in the Kurdistan Region to revive this painful anniversary with various activities, noting the importance of postponing the day of the beginning of the election campaign to another date that the Commission sees fit.

 

 

M.B