Biologist Hana Raza hoped that the persan leopard did survive the fighting in Northern Iraq. 2011 she had the proof, one such leopard was taken on photo in the mountains. Since then, she's trying to establish a protection zone.
The fate of the Persian leopard is closely intertwined with that of Kurdistan, says Kurdish biologist, Hana Raza. She is fighting to protect the rare animal after four decades of war in the region.
A march in Cologne to protest Turkey's assault on a Kurdish region of Syria has come to an end. But not before police targeted demonstrators waving the banned flags of the Kurdistan Workers' Party.
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