Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor

Defending Freedom Throughout the MENA Region

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.

The organizations reminded member countries that control of terrorist groups never justifies violation of civilians' basic human rights...Read more

Incommunicado Screening Puts Detainees at Risk...Read more

At least 12 killed and 50 others wounded in blast that hits Shia neighbourhood in the Iraqi capital....Read more

UN says more than 13,000 have been displaced in past five days as Iraqi forces push to retake city from ISIL....Read more

Dozens of others injured in string of blasts targeting commercial areas of Iraqi capital and its surrounding districts....Read more

More than 100,000 people have been displaced as a result of the massive operation to recapture Iraq’s second city Mosul, the International Organization for Migration said on Sunday....Read more

Sources say more than 14,000 Iraqis have crossed Syrian border since October, including 8,000 who have reached Hasakah....Read more