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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/IRQ/CO/5, 4 November 2015: Iraq

C. Principal matters of concern and recommendations Non-discrimination and equal protection of rights 11. The Committee is concerned at allegations of acts of discrimination and violence against persons on the basis of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity, as well as the social stigmatization and social exclusion of these persons. Taking into […]

Concluding Observations, CAT/C/IRQ/CO/1, 12 August 2015: Iraq

C. Principal subjects of concern and recommendations Violence against individuals on grounds of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity 25. The Committee is concerned at reliable reports of attacks, some of which have resulted in deaths, against individuals perpetrated on grounds of their real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. According […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, A/HRC/29/51, 16 June 2015

27. ISIL has been particularly brutal and discriminatory against women. Information collected indicates that, in addition to confining women largely to their homes and dictating what they must wear, with whom they may socialize and where they may work,[50] ISIS elements have committed sexual and gender-based violence, which may constitute war crimes and amount to […]