Iraq

Human Rights in REPUBLIC OF IRAQ

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
Iraq is now live »

Review before the UN must translate into real reform
10 November 2014

Prior to the review in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group, Amnesty International urges Iraq to engage constructively in the review to ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/017/2014

Amnesty International | Iraq: Evidence of war crimes by ...
14 October 2014

Shi'a militias, supported and armed by the government of Iraq, have abducted and killed scores of Sunni civilians in recent months and enjoy total impunity ...

Press Release      

Iraq: Absolute impunity: Militia rule in Iraq
14 October 2014

In recent months, Shi'a militias have been abducting and killing Sunni civilian men in Baghdad and around the country. These militias, often armed and ...

Report       MDE 14/015/2014

Iraq: Open letter to Iraq's new Prime Minister
19 September 2014

In this open letter, Amnesty International urges the newly formed government of Iraq to promote and protect human rights. The organization expresses ...

Open Letter       MDE 14/013/2014

Iraq: Amnesty International calls on new Iraqi Prime Minister to ...
19 September 2014

Amnesty International today sent a letter to the new Iraqi Prime Minister, Dr Haider Al-Abadi, urging him to do his utmost to ensure human rights are ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/014/2014

Syria/Iraq: Amnesty International condemns the summary ...
15 September 2014

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 15 September 2014. AI Index: MDE 24/039/2014 . Syria/Iraq: Amnesty ...

Public Statement       MDE 24/039/2014

Killing of Steven Sotloff is 'tip of the iceberg' of IS war crimes in ...
3 September 2014

The beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff by Islamic State militants is the latest in a series of war crimes being committed by the armed group across ...

Story      

Iraq: Ethnic cleansing on historic scale: the Islamic State's ...
2 September 2014

ETHNIC CLEANSING ON A HISTORIC SCALE: ISLAMIC STATE'S SYSTEMATIC TARGETING OF MINORITIES IN NORTHERN IRAQ. ...

Report       MDE 14/011/2014

Gruesome evidence of ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq as ...
2 September 2014

Fresh evidence uncovered by Amnesty International indicates that members of the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (IS) have launched a ...

Story      

Iraq: Amnesty International oral statement to the 22nd special ...
1 September 2014

MDE 14/012/2014 1 September 2014. Check against delivery UN Human Rights Council. Twenty-second Special Session ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/012/2014