Homosexuality and the Criminal Law in Iraq: UPDATED

Criminal Law in Iraq
Contrary to some international media reports, homosexuality per se is not illegal in Iraq and as far as we can tell never has been illegal. However there have been a number of reliable reports of extra judicial persecution, assault, and murder of gay men in Iraq.

The Penal Code 111 of […]

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UNAMI Human Rights Report 1 July 2008 – 31 December 2008

UNAMI’s 14th six monthly Human Rights Report for Iraq was issued on 29 April 2009 covering the period from 1 July 2008 to end December 2008. The report notes that during that period: