Hearing on Human rights situation of Turkmen in Iraq at the European Parliament in Brussels

December 1, 2011 at 1:01 pm | Posted in Turkmens | Leave a comment


 Subcommittee on Human Rights

Public Hearing on

Human rights situation of Turkmen in Iraq


5 December 2011


15.30 – 16.30


Room: Altiero Spinelli (ASP) 1 G 2

European Parliament, Brussels



Draft Programme





  1. Introductory remarks by Mr Metin Kazak, MEP


  1. Professor Stefan Wolff, Professor of International Security at the University of Birmingham,

On minority rights in Iraq and prospects for the Iraqi Turkmen within Iraq


  1. Mr Hasan Özmen, Member of Parliament, Council of Representatives of Iraq,

On the plight of the Iraqi Turkmen since 2003


  1. Professor Ibrahim Sirkeci, Director of the Centre for Transnational Studies at Regent’s College,

On the effects of migration and the future security of the Iraqi Turkmen


  1. EEAS Representative
  1. Discussion
  1. Concluding remarks by Ms Barbara Lochbihler, Chair

The hearing can be followed online:



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