March 16th marks the anniversary of the infamous 1988 Halabja Massacre, that killed as many as 5,000 and injured up to 10,000 Kurds when Saddam Hussein used chemical weapons on the village.

Halabja
Halabja Reuters

The Israel Kurdistan Friendship Association posted a reminder of the massacre on their Facebook page.

Wax museum commemorating Halabja massacre
Wax museum commemorating Halabja massacre צילום: Reuters

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Cemetery for Halabja victims
Cemetery for Halabja victims Reuters

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Iraqi Kurd takes selfie with son at Halabja Museum showing scenes of 1988 chemical weapons massacre
Iraqi Kurd takes selfie with son at Halabja Museum showing scenes of 1988 chemical weapons massacre צילום: Reuters

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Lukman Abdel Qadir Mohammed, head of the Halabja Chemical Attack Victims Society
Lukman Abdel Qadir Mohammed, head of the Halabja Chemical Attack Victims Society צילום: Reuters

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Halabja Museum
Halabja Museum Reuters

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Iraqi boys visit Halabja museum in northern Iraq.
Iraqi boys visit Halabja museum in northern Iraq. צילום: Reuters

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Kurdish policeman wipes tear during Halabja memorial ceremony
Kurdish policeman wipes tear during Halabja memorial ceremony צילום: Reuters

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