Mustafa Al-Kadhimiy

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Mustafa Al-Kadhimiy is "a known and respected Iraqi activist in the fields of democracy and human rights. He has worked with Iraqi and international organizations to promote these values, and has acquired expertise in the area of human rights documentation and witness testimony. He studied political science at the universities of Stockholm and Goth burg and received his Masters degree from Goth burg in 1993. He has published several books in Arabic, including Human Concerns, which was published in London in 2000 and was officially recognised by the European Union as among the best work published by refugee writers. In addition, he is an accomplished journalist who has produced documentaries on Iraq for the BBC and Channel 4, and written numerous articles for leading Arabic journals and newspapers. His long experience in broadcasting includes directing a radio station in Greece from 1995 to 1997, working as the director of programming for Radio Free Europe’s Iraq service from 1999 to 2003. He also participated in launching the Iraqi Media Network as the Director of Planning and Programming immediately after the fall of Saddam Hussein regime in 2003. Since leaving Al-Iraqiya he has worked with the Iraq Memory Foundation, researching, directing and producing numerous filmed oral history testimonies with survivors of the Saddam Hussein regime." [1]

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