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Iraq: Human rights lawyer forcibly disappeared: Ali Jaseb Hattab al-Heliji

, Index number: MDE 14/1581/2019

On 8 October 2019, armed men suspected of belonging to the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) abducted Ali Jaseb Hattab al-Heliji, a 29-year-old lawyer representing arrested protesters, in Baghdad, Iraq. To date, Ali Jaseb Hattab al-Heliji’s fate and whereabouts remain unknown.