One of many resettlements inside Iraq

Tahir Salam Mohamad tells the story of his family’s flight from Palestine to Iraq in 1948. Once in the new country they were forced to resettle many times–including in the last years–because of economic hardship and a series of violent conflicts that have plagued the country.

Storyteller: Tahir Salam Mohamad
Date of Story: 1948-present
Location of Story: Baharka, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Location: Baharka, Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Date: 9 April, 2016
Citizen Historian: Hakar Ismail