Iraqi Kurdistan Elections, August 2009 | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


Iraqi Kurdistan Elections, August 2009

IWPR trainees
13 Aug 09
Body's neutrality challenged following hard-fought Kurdish election.
Ako Khalil
3 Aug 09
Economic concerns expected to drive young people to the polls.
Azeez Mahmood
27 Jul 09
Some warn of post-election clashes if fraud is suspected at the polls.
Neil Arun
24 Jul 09
Looming parliamentary election could upset power balance in volatile region.
Dilshad Anwar
24 Jul 09
Campaigners in Iraqi Kurdistan urged to produce practical help instead of political slogans as election nears.
Tiare Rath
24 Jul 09
The new Change list threatens to limit power of region’s political giants in upcoming ballot.
24 Jul 09
As in 2005 election, party still by far the strongest force in the province.
IWPR-trained journalists
24 Jul 09
Enthusiastic supporters take to the streets of Sulaimaniyah as two parties prepare to face off.
Rebaz Mahmoud
24 Jul 09
Hopes for independent reporting dashed as media favours particular election candidates.
IWPR-trained reporters
24 Jul 09
The city has seen little of the lively electioneering that has been a feature of other parts of the region.