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Steve Sweeney

Launch of booklet ON THE GROUND REPORT INTO TURKISH WAR CRIMES AND USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN IRAQI KURDISTAN by Steve Sweeney

Turkey: Chemical Weapons, Occupation and War Crimes in Iraqi Kurdistan

Steve Sweeney is the international editor of the Morning Star newspaper and author of the forthcoming book Bashur: Kurdish Resistance Movements in Iraqi Kurdistan.

He has documented Turkey’s expanding military occupation and war crimes in Kurdistan. Steve is the only western journalist to have entered the areas under Turkish bombardment, meeting with villagers, medics and those affected by the alleged use of chemical weapons.

He has also spent time in Makhmour, Qandil and Shengal.