A group of American University of Iraq-Sulaimani students are going to join the demonstrations at Liberation Square on Thursday, and Dr. James Harrigan, AUI-S Dean of students, says, "the students are free to express themselves."
Tomorrow, at 3:30 pm, We will join the honorable demonstrators at the Liberation Square.
Students should be the pioneers of change and hope. It is our duty as the students of this modern reckon of education to show our support to what we believe. Liberation Square has become a place of gathering for those who seek freedom, justice and happiness.
The recent music video of the famous Islamic singer Sami Yusuf, along with the ongoing events in the region urged me to write this piece in order to emphasize one important take away, or more accurately, message from what that is happening.
I’ve read an article published on this great blog under the title "Violence's Impact on Economy in Kurdistan Region". In many cases I agree with the writer and since it is an important topic, I thought that it might be useful to elaborate and look at it from slightly different angles.
Can the American university of Iraq-Sulaimani stand on its feet alone? What will happen if the present political conflicts push its Board of Trustees to flee the country? . Will its American faculty members risk their lives for the sake of young “future Iraqi leaders”?