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Region and country Archives: Iraq

MENA: Enforced disappearances and accompanying impunity continue to prevail

Today, on the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, we the 33 undersigned local, regional, and international organizations, associations, and networks come together to highlight the dramatic and persistent nature of enforced disappearances in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and the accompanying impunity enjoyed by perpetrators of […]

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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 […]