Exhibition on Anfal and Danielle Mitterrand role to open in Duhok today28/08/2012 10:50
ERBIL, August 28 (AKnews) – A photography exhibition on the Anfal genocide and Danielle Mitterrand - the wife of late French President François Mitterrand - will open in Duhok today.
On the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the Anfal massacre and as a mark of respect for Mitterrand’s role, the General Directorate of Culture and Youth in Duhok will open the exhibition by journalist photographer Shukri Barwari.
The exhibition will open at 11:30am at Gallery Hall in the city under the name "Madam Danielle Mitterrand, Kurds and Anfal".
The exhibition will be held under the supervision of the Minister of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs, said a statement from the Kurdistan Regional Government.
Journalist photographers Jean-Luc Simon, Pascal Ron and Shukri Barwari will participate in the exhibition in cooperation with French newspaper Le Monde and the France Libertés - Fondation Danielle Mitterrand, which was headed by Mitterrand.
The exhibition includes more than 130 photos that express the Anfal massacre, camps in Mardin and Diarbakir, and Mitterrand’s visit to these camps in Turkey and Syria.
Mitterrand died in November 2011, aged 87.
By Hemn Hadi