Pascale Warda

Human Rights Activist; former Iraqi Minister of Migration and Displacement.

Pascale Warda is the founder of the Iraqi Society for Human Rights (ISHR) and president of the Hammurabi Human Rights organization. She holds a Master’s degree in Human Rights Studies from the Catholic University of Lyon, France. During Saddam Hussein’s rule, Ms. Warda, in exile in France, helped settle other Iraqi refugees and asylum seekers, and served as the representative of the Assyrian Democratic Movement Foundation – the highest position of any woman in the ADM, the primary Assyrian political party in Iraq. She later directed the ADM diplomatic relations office in Damascus, Syria. After returning to Iraq in 2001, she served for three years as Head of the Assyrian Women’s Union. Read more

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Talk
Oxford, 8 June 2013
The Situation of the Christian Communities in Iraq