XV Congress of Radicali Italiani : Panel dedicated to « Persecutions against minorities in Syria and Iraq

30 Oct, 2016 | Press Releases

Rome, 30 October 2016

On Sunday 30 October 2016, as part of the XV Congress of Radicali Italiani, which took place in Rome from 29 October to 1st November, Emma Bonino chaired a transnational session with Italian and international guests.

The session was divided into three panels, including one dedicated to the “Persecution of forgotten minorities in Syria and Iraq”, organized with the support of  No Peace Without Justice (NPWJ). The panel provided an important moment of reflection and debate with experts, journalists and representatives of persecuted minorities, such as the Yazidi and the Chaldeans, who have brought their own testimony.

Participants to the debate, moderated by Niccolo Figa Talamanca, Secretary of No Peace Without Justice, included Abdulahad Astepho, representative of the Syriac Assyrian-Chaldean community, Nareen Shammo, Yazidi activist and journalist, Rami Nakhla, activist and human rights defender and head of the Syrian Project team of NPWJ, Francesca Paci, La Stampa.

  • Per maggiori informazioni: Gianluca Eramo (Coordinatore del Progamma Democrazia nella regione MENA), geramo@npwj.org o Nicola Giovannini (Coordinatore della Comunicazione e Affari Pubblici di NPSG )  ngiovannini@npwj.org oppure +32-2-548-3915.