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Helping survivors of ISIS conflict in Iraq realize their right to reparations

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Joint NGO Statement on Increased number of Suicide cases and the Deteriorating Mental Health Crisis facing Atrocity Crimes Survivors in northern Iraq

The Coalition for Just Reparations – an alliance of 27 Iraqi NGOs calling for comprehensive reparations for civilian victims of atrocity crimes perpetrated during the ISIS conflict in Iraq – […]

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C4JR flags amendments to the Yazidi Women Survivor’s Bill at the IOM meeting in Erbil

Technical meeting for finalization of the Yazidi Women Survivor’s Bill (Yazidi Bill), organized with International Organization for Migration (IOM)´s technical support and presence of United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq […]

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C4JR Continues Advocacy for Improving and Enacting Yazidi Women Survivors Bill

C4JR delegates presented the C4JR Draft Law to members of the Iraqi National Council of Representatives and of the Women and Children Affairs Committee Dr. Bahar Mahmoud and Rizan Sheikh […]

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Head of UNITAD Voiced Support for C4JR´s Work

Mr. Karim Khan, Special Adviser and the head of the United Nations team investigating atrocity crimes committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) expresses support for […]

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Interview with a Justice Rapid Response expert Nita Gojani

Nita Gojani is a transitional justice expert who has worked on designing and implementing reparations programs for conflict-related sexual violence in Kosovo and Croatia. For nearly ten years she has […]

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Reparations for wartime sexual violence in Iraq to include all survivors

Addressing the C4JR-UNAMI conference, Deputy Special Representative of UNAMI Alice Walpole said that upcoming reparation legislation should “be expanded to include all survivors of conflict related sexual violence in Iraq”.She further added that […]

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Yazidi MP Saib Khidir at the C4JR-UNAMI Conference made a case for swift enactment of the Yazidi Women Survivors Bill.

MP Khidir underlined the importance of legislating to assist survivors with all the key issues such as access to education, legal documents, missing relatives etc., but cautioned against unrealistic expectations […]

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UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Commends the Work of the C4JR in Iraq

UN Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide Ms. Alice Wairimu Nderitu in her keynote speech delivered on December 9th 2020 at the UN event to mark the International Day to Commemorate the Victims […]

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Yazidi survivor speaks out on behalf of all survivors of ISIS atrocities: “We managed to escape from ISIS and have decided not to lose hope. Now we are demanding our rights.”

Human rights activist and a founding member of the newly established Yazidi Survivors Network Zinah Khallat Sulaiman delivered a powerful speech at the C4JR-UNAMI Conference that took place on December 8 2020. Read […]

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Virtual conference signals the way forward for wartime sexual violence reparations in Iraq

On December 8th 2020 C4JR and UNAMI arranged a virtual conference REPARATIONS FOR SURVIVORS OF CONFLICT RELATED SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN IRAQ — THE WAY FORWARD.This event brought together diverse stakeholders […]

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C4JR Open Letter to UN Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention

C4JR Open Letter to UN Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention highlights importance of reparations for atrocity crimes against civilians committed by ISIL/Da’esh ahead of International Day to Commemorate Victims of […]

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