It is important to continue the struggle despite frustrations and disappointment based on an ultimate faith in the triumph of justice Richard Falk | Chairman of Board of Trustees

Euro-Med Monitor in Iraq

Human rights conditions in Iraq continued to deteriorate in 2013. Security dramatically declined as sectarian tensions deepened. Suicide attacks, car bombs, and assassinations became more frequent and lethal. The government responded to largely peaceful protests with violence and to worsening security with draconian counterterrorism measures.