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Hope for Survivors of Wartime Sexual Violence in Iraq #C4JR21

C4JR Media Statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict: Hope for Survivors of Wartime Sexual Violence in Iraq #C4JR21 On March […]

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UN Security Council Highlights Reparations for ISIL Survivors in Iraq

On May 27th the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2576 (2021) extending UNAMI’s mandate in Iraq and providing assistance to monitor and ensure fair elections. The resolution calls on […]

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C4JR’s Key Recommendations on Implementing Regulations of the Yazidi [Female] Survivors Law

C4JR’s Key Recommendations on Implementing Regulations of the Yazidi [Female] Survivors Law On March 1, 2021, the Iraqi Council of Representatives passed the Yazidi [Female] Survivors Law (YSL). This law […]

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UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) releases report on recommendations for landmark Yazidi Female Survivor’s Law in Iraq.

Text provided by IOM. See IOM’s full report here. Iraq recently adopted the Yazidi [Female] Survivors Law – a landmark bill that outlines and stipulates for a host of reparation benefits for survivors […]

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KRG Makes Notable Effort Towards Accountability and Reparations for ISIL Crimes

C4JR welcomes the draft legislation submitted by the KRG to establish a special criminal court for ISIL crimes. Similar to the International Criminal Court, this prospective court will be linked […]

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C4JR Endorses Internal Guidelines on Ethical Engagement with SGBV Survivors

On March 17, 2021 C4JR adopted Internal Guidelines on Ethical Engagement with Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence to govern members’ engagement with survivors in C4JR-related work.

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Survivors of ISIL Crimes in Iraq One Step Closer to Reparations

The final outcome, though not ideal, does provide a sound basis for the important work ahead: repairing the harm done to survivors of ISIL crimes in Iraq. By Dr Bojan […]

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Yazidi Women Survivors Law Finally Enacted in the Iraqi Parliament

C4JR welcomes this important first step made by the Iraqi MPs toward repairing the harm done to survivors of Da’esh/ISIS crimes in Iraq.

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UN Special Advisor on Genocide Prevention Highlights C4JR’s Grassroots Work as Essential

On December 7th 2020 C4JR sent an Open Letter to the UN Special Adviser of the Secretary General on the Prevention of Genocide Alice Wairimu Nderitu to draw her attention to the […]

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C4JR is welcoming SEED Foundation as the 28th member of the Coalition

C4JR is pleased to announce that SEED Foundation, became the 28th member of the Coalition. SEED Foundation is a local NGO in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, committed to protecting, […]

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Additional Effort Needed to Pass the Yazidi Women Survivors Law in the Iraqi Parliament

On January 27 2021 members of the Iraqi parliament failed to vote on the Yazidi Women Survivors Law. This law, based on the initial bill submitted by the Iraqi presidency […]

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