Ibn Rushd Fund for Freedom of Thought

Rezgar Akrawi

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Main coordinator of internet-forum al-Hewar al-Mutamaddin
Coordinator of Centre for Marxist and Left-Wing Studies and Research Born 1966 in Aqra in Iraq (Kurdistan-Iraq)

Political Activity

1984-1990: Member of Iraqi Communist Party
1990-1992: Member of the Organization „Communist Current“
1993-2000: Member of the Communist Labour Party

Human Rights

Contributes to founding first Union for Unemployed, Irbil, Iraq 1992.
Spokesman for Iraqi refugees seeking asylum in Denmark 1994-1995.
Member of Amnesty International 1998-2002.
Member of the board of Iraqi Society for Human Rights in Denmark, 1998-2000.
Broadcast journalist and presenter at Radio Solidarity in Copenhagen.
Advocate for the abolition of the death penalty.

Publications

Essays in the magazine of the Kurdish Communist Party „Rikai Kurdistan“, as well as in an-Nashra al-ikhbariyya, al-Hayat, al-Wugdan. He also works as publisher’s editor and translator for political publications.

Internet

Akrawi helped creating the web sites for various parties of the left and feminist organizations.

Education

1989 BA Technical Administration, Business Administration Academy, Mosul.
2000 Diploma in Computer Science at the International College Copenhagen.
Since 2004 advanced education in internet applications, programming and general  communication technologies.
Today Akrawi develops software, operating systems and web government technology.

Webseite of al-Hewar al-Mutamaddin: http://www.ahewar.org/m.asp?i=5