Lesson Title: 

Halabja Catastrophe

This is about the massacre of Halabja on March 16, 1988. Halabja is a Kurdish city in northern Iraq. Halabja was bombarded with chemical and cluster bombs more than twenty times by the Iraqi regime's airplanes. More than 5,000 people died, and the rest were injured and burned. After 1991, Halabja was renovated and the people live in peace.

Language: 

  • Kurdish, Sorani

Topic: 

  • Economics/Politics

ILR Level: 

  • 0+/1

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Intermediate-Mid, Intermediate-Low, Novice-High
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level

Modality: 

  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

Publication Year: 

2005

ObjectID: 

SORA_8136

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