Look for the missing people
“now we have no information
about their fate.”
Coalition for Just Reparations (C4JR)
Coalition for Just Reparations (C4JR) is an alliance of Iraqi NGOs calling for comprehensive reparations for survivors of atrocity crimes perpetrated during the ISIL conflict in Iraq. C4JR seeks to provide a collaborative and safe space where grievances of survivors belonging to all affected groups (Yazidi, Turkmen, Shabak, Kakai, Christians, Shia, Sunnis, and others) will be adequately addressed. C4JR also strives to make available access to good practices, refer to international standards, and learn from the mistakes and successes of other post-conflict initiatives.
As part of its mission to see survivors of the ISIL conflict in Iraq realise their right to reparations, the Coalition for Just Reparations (C4JR) earlier this week concluded an intensive three-day training workshop (from September 24 to 26) in the city of Duhok for...
The Coalition for Just Reparations, with the support of IOM-Iraq, is publishing regular newsletters on the Yazidi Survivors Law (YSL) in three languages: Arabic, English, and Kurdish (Kurmanji and Sorani). Read the second C4JR YSL newsletter here in English, Arabic,...
Hala Safeel, a prominent member of the C4JR Survivors Council, has left Iraq for Australia after being accepted into the Australian resettlement program for ISIL survivors and their families. The 27-year-old Yazidi survivor and activist had lived in an IDP camp in...
C4JR spoke to Professor Nimisha Patel on rehabilitation as a form of reparation, why it is important, and what needs to be done so that survivors can realise their right to rehabilitation guaranteed under the Yazidi Survivors Law. Professor Nimisha Patel is the...
Farida Khalaf is a survivor, human rights activist, co-author of “the Girl who Beat ISIS,” and President of Farida Global Organization. Here is her longer statement, a shortened extract of which features in the second C4JR YSL Newsletter. "The Yazidi [Female]...
In July, the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation, and guarantee of non-recurrence together with other Special Procedures, with the mandate to address human rights issues covered by the Yazidi [Female] Survivors Law (YSL), made public a...
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With your help, C4JR is helping survivors of the ISIS conflict in Iraq
Seeking Solidarity: A Story of Christian Preservation in Iraq
ISIL sought to erase the presence of religious minorities from the region, demolishing Iraq’s historical and religious sites. Despite harassment, intimidation and the illegal seizure of property that continues to be reported by the Christians, they are determined to remain in their ancestral homeland.
Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights
The Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights is one of the members of C4JR, which is a non-governmental human rights organization based in Kurdistan, Iraq and Germany. Since 2005, the Jiyan Foundation has been providing support to survivors of human rights abuses in Kurdistan and Iraq.
Lalish Meets Halabja
Iraq is a country with a richly diverse cultural history and conflict. Female Yazidi Survivors and members of the Coalition for Just Reparations – C4JR Survivors Council meet with survivors of the Halabja chemical attacks to express solidarity and learn about each other’s comparable histories as survivors of genocide.
Eyzidi Organization for Documentation
is one of the members of C4JR. The organization is a civil independent organization that provides services to all citizens without discrimination and seeks to create community awareness of the concepts of human rights through the definition of those concepts and to address all cases of violations by documenting all violations cases.