Stuart M. Leiderman

Center for Southern Iraq Restoration Studies, Basrah University


Stuart Leiderman has worked on highlighting the plight of southern Iraq's inhabitants, particularly the Marsh Arabs, since the early 1990s. His interest in Iraq has, from the beginning, has been concentrating on scientific and environmental issues. Leiderman directs the Environmental Response research and education consultancy on environmental refugees and the ecological restoration of damaged homelands. Currently, he is helping create a Center for Southern Iraq Restoration Studies at Basrah University.

Featured Work

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 ...