In a statement issued by him, Dr. Bashir Khalil Al-Haddad, Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives recalled, with the pain of the 30-year tragedy in Alton Gobry district in Kirkuk governorate, which killed more than 100 Turkmen civilians at the hands of the buried Baath regime in 1991, adding his Excellency That the effects of the crime and its consequences are still present in the conscience, especially the events that were very painful when the army break into the district and took the youth and men and shot them with all cruelty.
Al-Haddad, in the statement issued on this painful occasion, indicated that: “The massacre of Altun Gobry in 1991 is evident in the conscience of humanity, and a heinous crime committed by the former regime against our original Turkmen brothers,” stressing his Eminence on the need to compensate all those affected financially and morally from the crimes of the former regime, and to preserve The democratic experience in Iraq after 2003 and the confirmation of the rights of all components of the people with the legislation and laws in force.
Mercy and eternity for the martyrs of the Alton Gobry massacre, and the martyrs of all of Iraq.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament
Monday, March 29, 2021