Iraq

The Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Iraq

The Future of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Iraq

The Republic of Iraq ratified the UN Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 1986 and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural...
Lest We Forget About Iraqi Christians

Lest We Forget About Iraqi Christians

Following UN Security Council Resolution 2379 establishing the Investigative Team in Iraq, the painful and arduous task of assembling evidence to bring Daesh fighters responsible for genocide against religious minorities...
Civilian Victims of the Conflicts Over Oil Refineries in Kirkuk

Civilian Victims of the Conflicts Over Oil Refineries in Kirkuk

On 15 September the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (KRG) held an independence referendum, in which a majority of the non-Kurdish people of the disputed oil-rich city of Kirkuk did not participate....
An Iraqi Kurdish Independence Referendum

An Iraqi Kurdish Independence Referendum

On 15 September 2017, the Iraqi Kurdish parliament voted to hold an independence referendum in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region, and today, that referendum is taking place. Western and regional powers...
After Liberation From Daesh – Realising the Right to Return?

After Liberation From Daesh – Realising the Right to Return?

As the world focuses on the debates surrounding US President Trump’s foreign policy, especially the recently introduced travel ban, little attention has been paid to what it means in practical...
Iraq Needs Incisive Measures from the UN Security Council

Iraq Needs Incisive Measures from the UN Security Council

The current US military operations in Northern Iraq, resisting troops belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), may be evaluated as compatible with international law. However, despite...

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