UNAMI Human Rights Office conducts training on fair trial guarantees in Kirkuk

Kirkuk, Iraq, 17 April 2019 - The Human Rights Office (HRO) of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) conducted the fifth and final training session for the staff of the Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR)–Kirkuk Office.

The HRO gave a one-hour presentation on “ICCPR Article 14: International Fair Trial Guarantees”, which was followed by a plenary discussion. The training was attended by 12 staff members, including six women. During the session, the HRO emphasised that the protection of human rights while countering terrorism is an obligation of States; and that the protection of human rights is a condition for an effective counter-terrorism strategy.

Text by: UNAMI Human Rights Office - Kirkuk
Photos by: UNAMI PIO/Harith Al-Obaidi

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