On 10 September 2013, the Article 125 Committee of the Iraqi Council of representatives, with support from UNAMI Office of Political Affairs and Human Rights Office, convened a roundtable on the draft Law for the protection of the rights of ethnic and religious minority communities. The dialogue was held at the Constitutional Review Committee conference hall at the Council of representatives (COR).
Baghdad, 3 September 2013 - 24 hours after the tragic events that took place in Camp Ashraf, a UNAMI delegation led by the Deputy Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (DSRSG), Mr. Gyorgy Busztin, and including UNAMI Chief of Human Rights and of Medical Sections, conducted a visit to the camp yesterday, where they met separately with the camp’s surviving residents and the commander of Diyala’s Police.
Baghdad, 1 September 2013 – According to casualty figures released today by UNAMI, a total of 804 Iraqis were killed and another 2,030 were wounded in acts of terrorism and violence in August.
Baghdad, 1 August 2013 – According to casualty figures released today by UNAMI, a total of 1,057 Iraqis were killed and another 2,326 were wounded in acts of terrorism and violence in July.
Baghdad/Geneva, 27 June 2013 - “Despite some progress, human rights in Iraq are under further threat from mounting violence”, says the UN on the release of its latest Report on Human Rights in Iraq.