A Candle In The WindS

[Sulaimaniyah, Kurdistan; July 22. Image via Getty]

A young Iraqi Kurdish girl with her face painted sits on the shoulder of her father during a rally in support of the 'Change list' led by Nusherwan Mustafa, a former number two in the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in the northern city of Sulaimaniyah, on July 22, 2009. Kurdistan's 2.5 million eligible voters will elect a parliament and a president on July 25, six months after provincial polls were held in most of the rest of Iraq, the first vote in the country since 2005. Five candidates have registered to contest the presidency. AFP PHOTO / SHWAN MOHAMMED (Photo credit should read SHWAN MOHAMMED/AFP/Getty Images)