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Nahla Hussain al-Shaly (Arabic: نهلة حسين الشالي‎, b. 1971/1972 – December 18, 2008) was a promoter of women's rights in Iraqi Kurdistan, and the leader of the Kurdistan Women's League, the women's wing of the Kurdistan Communist Party. On December 18, 2008, she was shot and decapitated after gunmen stormed her home in Kirkuk. Hussain, a married mother of two, was 37 at the time.[1][2]

Nahla Hussain al-Shaly
Personal details
Born1971/1972
Died18 December 2008(2008-12-18) (aged 35–36)
Kirkuk
Cause of deathKilled by Gunmen
OccupationActivist

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