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Service update due to COVID-19
Important message from Federation of Iraqi refugees (FIR) As COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly around the world and the government announces new measures to stem coronavirus FIR like so many other organizations is following the Government guidelines telling everyone should work from home wherever possible. To comply with this many of our functions are moving to operating remotely in part or ... Read More »
Join Federation of Iraqi Refugees in celebrating week!
Federation of Iraqi Refugees (FIR) in conjunction with Islington council is holding an event as part of the big get together to commemorate the life of Labour MP Jo Cox. FIR is holding a Picnic in Finsbury Park on Saturday 22 June from 2pm to 8 pm. The event will include children’s games and Kurdish music. We invite all attendees ... Read More »
Avan’s murderer charged.
Avan’s murderer charged. Avan had moved several times prior to her murder in Stoke in Trent to try and get away from her husband a failed asylum seeker. Avan was found face down in her kitchen stabbed 33 times. Dana Abdullah pleaded guilty to Avan’s murder and was given a life sentence. The Judge said he must serve a ... Read More »
FIR Celebrates Christmas 22 December 2018
FIR Celebrates Christmas 22 December 2018 On the 22nd of December 2018 FIR held a Christmas party with many people attended including young adults and families with children. Abbas FIR’s development worker opened the event with a speech about the current situation of refugees here, Europe and in Iraq. Following the speech Abbas with other FIR volunteers distributed presents for ... Read More »
FIR celebrates International Women’s Day with Kurdish Middle Eastern Women’s Organisation KMEWO
As part of our education programme we organised an event with Kurdish Middle Eastern Women’s Organisation on International Women’s Day (8 March) discussing honour killing and domestic violence within the Iraqi Kurdish community, which unfortunately continues to be an issue in the Islington Iraqi and Kurdish community. This year alone FIR has referred 6 women to KMEWO experiencing domestic violence. ... Read More »
FIR Organized BBQ event for Newroz 2019 (Kurdish New Year)
FIR Organized BBQ event for Newroz 2019 (Kurdish New Year) For Newroz Kurdish New year is a cultural event celebrated across the Middle East at the time of the spring equinox. FIR organized a BBQ at a local Park on the 23rd of March 2019. There was plenty of food and drinks. Everyone who attended enjoyed themselves, the event allowed ... Read More »
FIR Organized New Year’s eve Event
FIR Organized New Year’s eve Event FIR organized a party on New Year’s Eve where many young refugees along with their families attended. FIR provided foods and drinks along with music. There was also entertainment and social activities for the children and for the families which enables them to forget their diﬃculties at home, make new friends and enjoy themselves. ... Read More »
Khako returned home!
Khako an Iraqi Kurdish refugee fled Iraq in 2015 looking for a new life and opportunities. Kahko travelled to the UK. Unfortunately Khako did not find the life he was looking for,he became homeless and ended his journey in a mental health hospital in Newcastle. The Federation of Iraq (FIR) was contacted by Khako’sparents in 2016 they were concerned about their son who had disappeared. When ... Read More »
ڕۆژێک بۆ هاوکاری پهنابهران
فیدراسیۆنی پەنابەرانی عێراقی له بهریتانیا لهگهڵ ژمارهیهک له ڕێکخراوهکانی بهرگریکار لهمافهکانی پهنابهران به بۆنهی رۆژی جیهانی پهنابهرانهوه زنجیرهیهک چالاکی ئهنجام دهدات… لهیهکهمین چالاکی خۆیدا له بورجیس پارک له لهندهن هەڵدەستێت بە گێڕانی ڕۆژێک بۆ هاوکاری پهنابهران، ئهو رۆژه وەک ( فەند رەیزین ) ێک بۆ کۆمهک به گۆشهیهک له ڕاپهراندنی کار و چالاکیەکانی فیدراسیۆن لە پێناو کۆمەک کردن بە پەنابەران ... Read More »