Thursday, April 27, 2006

Iraq Memory Foundation

The goal of the Iraq Memory Foundation is "...to place the Iraqi experience of suffering and oppression, between 1968 and 2003, in the global context of the history of pain and suffering." From the Librarians' Internet Index:
The goal of this Baghdad-based foundation is to provides a "view of the inner workings of the Ba'thist institutions of repression and social control that dominated ... Iraqi life between 1968 and 2003." The site includes a description of projects and selected items from collections. In Arabic and English. The foundation is an outgrowth of the Iraq Research and Documentation Project (IRDP)founded at the Center of Middle East Studies at Harvard University.