Published: February 8, 2020
Twenty five Iraqi Organizations joined forces and formed the Coalition for Just Reparations. C4JR´s founding members are: ASUDA, Better World Organization, Bishkoreen, Civil Development Organization, Emma organization, Ghasin Al-Zaiton organization for Youth, Hammurabi Organization for Human Rights, Harikar, Iraqi Institution for Development, Jinda organization, Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights, Justice Organization for Minority Rights, Lotus flower, Methra Organization for Yarsani Culture and Development, National Center for Human Rights, Nisha Organization, Peace and Freedom Organization, Shlomo Organization for Documentation, Tajdid Iraq, To Reconcile Organization, Turkmen Rescue Foundation, Women Leadership Institute, Women’s Legal Assistance Organization, Yazda, Yezidi Organization for Documentation.
C4JR is an alliance of Iraqi grassroot civil society organizations representing Iraq ́s linguistic, ethnic and religious diversity founded to advocate for comprehensive reparations for all victims of gross human rights violations perpetrated during the ISIS conflict in Iraq.
Besides introducing C4JR and its Position Paper on Reparations and outlining civil society efforts to advance reparations in different post-conflict settings, this event provided a fora for survivors to communicate what reparative measures they consider necessary to relevant stakeholders in Iraq.