Projects: Four Fingers in Iraq: Clouds Over Kurdistan

A Kurdish family that was forcibly expelled from the strategically important oil-producing region of Kirkuk at the Bardaqaraman camp for displaced people. Saddam Hussein's government has been conducting an {quote}Arabization{quote} program of the area by imprisoning and expelling Kurds and moving Arab Iraqis into the region.Sulaimaniya, Iraqi Kurdistan.Photo © J.B. Russell
Clouds Over Kurdistan, November 2002

A Kurdish family that was forcibly expelled from the strategically important oil-producing region of Kirkuk at the Bardaqaraman camp for displaced people. Saddam Hussein's government has been conducting an "Arabization" program of the area by imprisoning and expelling Kurds and moving Arab Iraqis into the region. 

Sulaimaniya, Iraqi Kurdistan. 

Photo © J.B. Russell