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Looking Back and Looking Forward

SEED presents its 2017 Annual Report and 2018 Strategic Plan. SEED had many significant achievements in 2017, including the start of mobile services in Dohuk and Erbil, the opening of its new office in [...]

Two trauma specialists from the US explain trauma

SEED is proud to present part 1 of six interviews with two trauma specialists from the United States: Holly Aldrich (Director of the Center for Homicide Bereavement) and Barbara Hamm (Director of Victim Services at [...]

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Rebuilding my life in Kurdistan

Leena* is a twenty-year old woman from the south of Iraq. Sadly, she lost her mother at a young age and her father died in a bombing when she was a child. Having lost both parents [...]

Learning to live again

Avin* is a young Yezidi woman who was captured by ISIS alongside her sisters in August 2014. On the same day, ISIS murdered her father. Avin says, “I can still hear my father’s voice and the [...]

Learning to speak their mother tongue again

Dlovan* and Zerdesht* are two young brothers. In 2014, ISIS killed their father and they were captured along with their mother, Zaynab*. The brothers were tortured, abused, exposed to violence against others and held by ISIS [...]

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‘Alle ongelovigen doden? Natuurlijk wil ik dat niet’

March 28th, 2018|0 Comments

De Standaard / March 27, 2018 Many children returning from ISIS captivity face tantrums, bedwetting, and rebellious behaviour. "Children are like sponges", says Zaid Abdullah, Teamleader at SEED. "They easily pick up new ideas and [...]