Keynote Address to the Memorial Commemorating the Genocide of Halabja, Iraqi Cultural Center, Washington DC
10 Pages Posted: 5 Apr 2012
Date Written: March 16, 2012
This transcribed address was delivered by Professor Newton as the keynote comments at the Halabja Commemoration held at the Iraqi Cultural Center in Washington D.C. on March 16, 2012. The themes of this speech relate to the modern relevance of Halabja and its place within the larger scope of genocide committed against the Kurdish people.
Keywords: genocide, Halabja, terrorist, combatant, war, humanitarian law, crimes against humanity, ICC, organizational policy, Protocol I Additional, Geneva Convention, exceptionalism, treaty interpretation, chemical weapons, Anfal
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