The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on the government and the parliament to return the annual financial grant to intellectuals
The High Commission for Human Rights called on the government and the House of Representatives to pay great attention to the Iraqi culture and intellectuals, to re-include the annual financial grants that were presented to them in the previous budgets and to rehabilitate all the cultural and artistic forums and centers and provide the necessary facilities to enable the Iraqi intellectual to deliver his humanitarian message to the world. To the fullest .
In a statement issued by the Iraqi writer Shahd Al-Rawi, "The Baghdad Hour", the Commission praised the award of the Edinburgh International Festival, stressing that it is another success added to the successes of Iraqi intellectuals and writers in Arab and international forums.
The Commission stressed that this is not new to the Iraqi women, who excelled and invented in all fields and was able to reach a message to all that literature and culture in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] still a flood in the veins.
The Iraqi novelist witnessed the narrator won the first book award at the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018 for her novel "Baghdad Clock", which was issued in 2016, and entered the short list of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction of 2018, the Arabic version of the prize "Booker" world of the novel.
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