Nawshirwan Mustafa

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Nawshirwan Mustafa (22 December 1944[1] – 19 March 2017) was an Iraqi Kurdish politician. He served as the General Coordinator (رێکخەری گشتی / rêkxerî giştî) of the Movement for Change (Kurdish: Bizûtinewey‌ Gorran بزووتنەوەی گۆڕان‎) from 2009 until his death in 2017. He served as the leader of the official opposition in the Kurdistan Region.[2] He was born in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq.

Mistafa died in Sulaymaniyah due to lung cancer on 19 May 2017 at the age of 72.[3]

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  2. Muir, Jim (24 July 2009). "Iraqi Kurds vote in 'vibrant' elections". BBC. Retrieved 24 July 2009.
  3. میدیاى فەرمى گۆڕان ڕایگەیاند، نەوشیروان مستەفا رێکخەری گشتی بزووتنەوەی گۆڕان کۆچی دواییکرد . Archived 2017-05-22 at the Wayback Machine (in Kurdish)