Laween Atroshi
Laween Atroshi is a British Born Kurdish Healthcare Professional. He was a former British Central Government Official and currently works as Chief Research Officer for an NHS Trust in the United Kingdom. He writes in a personal capacity.

He is outspoken on issues as diverse as expired medication and the importance of education. He publishs various articles surrounding international healthcare systems, with a particular interest on the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. He regularly guest on various programmes across the media and has experience in increasing the exchanges between the Kurdistan Region and the UK in education, culture, sport, humanitarian and social affairs.

This has been demonstrated by his heavy and instrumental philanthropic activity, and on projects that have made a difference to disadvantaged people. For instance, campaigns to eradicate expired medication in the Middle-East, libraries to promote education and awareness on professional regulations.

He was awarded an Ambassador for Peace award by an NGO that holds consultative status with the United Nations for his services to a variety of different charities.

Entries by Laween Atroshi

Misogynistic Fanatics Prey on Women and Children in Kurdistan Region and Iraq

(0) Comments | Posted 23 August 2014 | (13:18)

There was a time, arguably more prevalent in my childhood, when the term 'Kurds', 'Kurdish' and 'Kurdistan' was a crime in some countries, and subtly continues to be in some countries today. Every Kurd, albeit more prominent within first or second generation, knows the feeling of having to give a...

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Kurdistan Region, Iraq Freedom of Speech

(0) Comments | Posted 4 March 2013 | (13:47)

The mistreatment and oppression of human beings, be it psychological or physical, has proved to be the fuel for revolutions. There is no question that the diversified world that we cohabit in today has no room for misogynistic and misanthropic ideologies. Therefore, there are various levers in place such as...

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Kurdish Genocide E-Petition Vs British Parliament

(0) Comments | Posted 28 February 2013 | (19:12)

The power of freedom of speech and the platform to challenge institutions must never be underestimated as it is the driver of revolutions. The only tool I had to seek recognition for the suffering of my ancestral Kurds, who were oppressed, chemically destroyed and tortured, was through creating a governmental...

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Silent Killer Vs Kurdistan Region, Iraq

(0) Comments | Posted 6 January 2013 | (20:32)

The heart. This is the organ that pumps blood and oxygen to the body. It is also metaphorically the valve of emotions, whereby one usually refers to storing emotional feelings. Kurds store a strong patriotic vessel to the homeland, Kurdistan. It is a natural affinity that no human can explain,...

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President Jalal Talabani (Mam Jalal), the Jewel of the Middle-East, Is Stable

(0) Comments | Posted 24 December 2012 | (14:21)

His excellency president Jalal Talabani, the sixth president of Iraq, suffered from a stroke last week. There were some outlets claiming that Talabani had passed away, with others suggesting possible candidates who will succeed him as the president of Iraq rather than verifying the truth and respecting his privacy and...

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Will Oil Be Used as a Weapon Against the Kurdish People?

(0) Comments | Posted 25 November 2012 | (09:28)

One of the most famous captions of all time has been 'life is but a stage'. The stage has been set for the Kurdish Nation, a nation that has faced a tragic past, probing questions from first generation Kurds, in western civilisations, whether the future will be tragic too. The...

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A New Chapter for the Kurdistan Region, Iraq Through 20,000 English Books

(1) Comments | Posted 1 November 2012 | (13:55)

It is no secret that the Kurdistan Region of Iraq has endured an unpleasant past. The nation fell victim of genocide campaigns, ethical cleansing and educational malnourishment. It is not undisclosed that the region is now booming, clear by the recently erected landscapes, growing land prices, and lots of oil...

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