MESOP NEWS Special Edition on: Post-ISIS Recovery of Nineveh (MERI) / THE PKK STRUCTURES

  1. Policy Report – 19 June, 2017 – Competing Interests in Shingal District: Examining the PKK-linked Structures, Defusing Tensions

This report concerns the political and security situation in Shingal after the summer of 2014 when Yazidi population of the district was exposed to atrocities at the hands of ISIS. The area has since them become an arena of competition between local, national and regional actors. This report provides a set of recommendations to the PKK, the PKK affiliates, the KRG (KDP and PUK), the Government of Iraq, Turkey and the US with an aim of promoting stabilisation and the well-being of the local population. Excecutive Summary or Download the full report in PDF