Gary Kent

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Kurdistan, Director

Gary Kent is the Director of the UK's All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on the Kurdistan Region and has visited Kurdistan and Baghdad 19 times since 2006, having previously been active for two decades on Northern Ireland politics. He is also a weekly columnist for the Kurdish Rudaw newspaper, a member of the Kurdistan Genocide Task Force and a Director of the European Technology and Training Centre in Erbil. He writes in a personal capacity. He can be followed on Twitter @garykent.



Kurdistan in the Spotlight: Beacon of Tolerant Pluralism?

The increased focus on Kurdistan as a bulwark against jihadism has revealed a tolerant society that is a beacon for its neighbours; the Kurdish model requires more international support, writes Gary Kent.

Gary Kent

26 Jan 2015

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