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Shanidar was established as a publishing house on June 1, 2024, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As an international publisher, it is equipped with all necessary legal resources and adheres to international publication standards. This commitment extends to upholding the rights of both authors and translators.

Shanidar is a publishing house located in the city Amsterdam, focusing on translated Kurdish literature as well as literary and journalistic non-fiction.

Shanidar is dedicated to publishing English and Dutch books that showcase the rich culture and profound history of the Kurdish people. Founded with a passion for and commitment to the Kurdish community, we strive to bridge the gap between the Kurdish diaspora and readers worldwide.