Sayyed Nadeem Kazmi

Al-Khoei Foundation

Bio

Sayyed Nadeem Kazmi has worked to highlight the plight of southern Iraq's inhabitants, particularly the Marsh Arabs, since the early 1990s. His humanitarian work focuses on human rights and social development advocacy.

Kazmi is the head of international development at Al-Khoei Foundation and a consultant on human rights and humanitarian affairs. He is an advisor to the Amnesty International UK Ethnic Minorities Working Group and director of the American Islamic Congress.

Featured Work

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OCT 26, 2004 Podcast

The Marsh Arabs of Iraq: The Legacy of Saddam Hussein and an Agenda for Restoration and Justice

While Saddam Hussein's persecution of the Kurds is well known, few are aware that he drained Iraq's southern marshlands as part of a deliberate strategy ...

Source: <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Marsh_Arabs_in_a_mashoof.jpg" target="_blank">U.S. Army Corps of Engineers</a>

OCT 26, 2004 Transcript

The Marsh Arabs of Iraq: The Legacy of Saddam Hussein and an Agenda for Restoration and Justice

While Saddam Hussein's persecution of the Kurds is well known, few are aware that he drained Iraq's southern marshlands as part of a deliberate strategy ...

APR 27, 2004 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2 No. 11 (Spring 2004): Environmental Rights: SECTION 3 THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: Twilight People: Iraq's Marsh Inhabitants

Saddam Hussein drained Iraq's southern marshlands as part of a deliberate strategy to destroy the lives of the region's indigenous inhabitants. As Sayyed Nadeem Kazmi ...