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Iraq must commute the death sentence of former MP
26 November 2014

Amnesty International has today urged the Iraqi authorities to commute the death sentence imposed against former member of the Council of ...

Public Statement       MDE 14/019/2014

Iraq: Iraqi former MP sentenced to death
26 November 2014

A former member of Iraq's Council of Representatives (Parliament) has been sentenced to death after a trial marred with irregularities. He has a month ...

Urgent Action       MDE 14/020/2014

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 ...

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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: Evidence of war crimes by government-backed Shi'a ...
14 October 2014

Shi'a militias backed by the government of Iraq have abducted and killed scores of Sunni civilians in recent months and enjoy total impunity for these ...

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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 ...

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