What happened on Monday night?
The Kurds have been contributing to the safety of the entire world, shielding it from ISIS since 2014. At the same time, they are one of the most oppressed populations dealing with oppression from neighbouring countries. Over the last week, Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) have redeployed into the capital and oilfields of Iraq's Kirkuk province for the first time since the invasion by the Islamic State in 2014. But these forces do not contribute to the liberation of the Kurds or provide safety from jihadist groups. Kurdish identity is slowly being removed in the area ever since and people's dignity is being ripped away from them as they are fleeing their homes. Clashes broke out on Monday night leaving over 10 Peshmergas dead as the ISF invaded the town.
This fundraising is for the families who lost their loved ones on Monday night. I wish for nothing more but to give them a funeral ceremony worthy of a Peshmerga and shehid. Although many have already buried their loved ones, the families are very poor and some have not been able to gbuy proper gravestones, space etc. For those who have had their funeral ceremony (Ta3ze) it has been rough financially on them. I would like to give them the money back for what they have spent and also provide with necessities to those families who have left their homes. Our government might not be there in times like these but I know we as a people will mobilize and support one and other. Unity is the only thing that will keep us together and stronger. Humanity and compassion before political disputes!
I hope we can support the betrayed and hurt people of Kurdistan with this campaign and give them some sort of help during these very dark times.
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