UNAMI Human Rights Report 1 January 2009 – 30 June 2009

UNAMI’s 15th six monthly Human Rights Report for Iraq covers the period from 1 January 2009 to 30 June 2009. The report notes that during that period: 31 death row inmates were executed, including one woman According to information received from the High Judicial Council, between 1 January and 31 May 2009, Iraqi courts (excluding […]

Iraq and International Human Rights Declarations and Treaties

United Nations Instruments Iraq voted in favour of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. Iraq is a signatory to the following International Human Rights Treaties: Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, acceded 1959 International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights, signed […]