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ʿAmudah: Governor of the canton of Jazirah elected by PYD‑body

KURDWATCH, July 10, 2014—On June 19, 2014, the legislative council of the transitional administration for the canton of Jazirah, which was appointed by the Democratic Union Party (PYD), set a ten-day period in which candidates could put themselves forward for the office of the governor. According to the PYD‑affiliated news agency Hawar, Hadiyah Yusuf, a leading member of the PYD‑affiliated women’s organization Yekîtiya Star and Humaydi Daham al‑Jarba, leader of the Arab Shammar tribe are running. On July 10, 02014, both were elected by the members of the legislative council.


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