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May 2014 Monthly Bulletin

August 12, 2014
- Dear Friends,   It is with the deepest regret that the Iraq Foundation mourns the death of Ms. Omaia Al Jabara, head of the Arab and Iraqi Women’s Organization in Salah Al-Din. Ms. Jabara served as the partner of the Iraq Foundation on several projects. She was a lawyer and advisor to the governor of the province. She died with courage, loyalty and love for her country.   Update: Due to the ongoing violence in Iraq, some of our June activities have been suspended to ensure the safety and security of our staff, project partners and participants. We are monitoring the situation in Iraq closely.   National Youth Orchestra of Iraq   It is with great regret that the Iraq Foundation announces the cancellation of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq’s plans to travel to America. Instability in Iraq has … Continue reading


Suaad

IF Congratulations Suaad Allami!

August 12, 2014
- IF would like to recognize the efforts of Ms. Suaad Allami, a human rights lawyer and a longtime partner of IF. She was recently honored at the 13th Annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Award, attended by Hillary Clinton and held at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. IF leveraged her legal expertise to provide support for PEACE and WEL (Women for Equitable Legislation). See below a photo of Suaad. photo courtesy of Inclusive Security To read more about her story, please click here.  


June-July Monthly Bulletin

August 12, 2014
- Dear Friends, IF would like to recognize the efforts of Ms. Suaad Allami, a human rights lawyer and a longtime partner of IF. She was recently honored at the 13th Annual Vital Voices Global Leadership Award, attended by Hillary Clinton and held at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. IF leveraged her legal expertise to provide support for PEACE and WEL (Women for Equitable Legislation). See below a photo of Suaad. photo courtesy of Inclusive Security In light of the recent violence in Iraq, IF has begun a fundraiser in support of internally displaced persons (IDPs). To date, IF has raised $7,250, and we hope you will generously support this effort. Hammourabi Human Rights Organization (HHRO) in Ninawa has received IF-raised funds and  provided food, water and children’s health supplies to IDP communities in Bartalla (Ninawa province) in acute need … Continue reading


Monthly Bulletin: June – July 2014

August 12, 2014
- June-July 2014 Monthly Bulletin