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C4JR Media Statement on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Coalition for Just Reparations (C4JR) calls the Iraqi Government to remain committed to repairing the harm inflicted upon survivors of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) in Iraq. War in...

C4JR Briefed the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide on the Yazidi Survivors Law

On May 21 C4JR delegation consisting of a Yazidi survivor and representatives of the Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights, Seed Kurdistan, DAK organization, and the Iraqi institution for development (IID) met with the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide Ms....

UN Committee Against Torture Urges Iraq to Implement the Yazidi Survivors Law

On May 13, 2022, the UN Committee Against Torture, a body of independent experts that monitors the implementation of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT), issued Concluding Observations for Iraq. The...

UN Human Rights Experts Call Iraq to Ensure Freedom, Justice and Reparations for Survivors of ISIL Crimes

On March 30.2022 the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC), a body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, published its findings on Iraq. HRC commended the adoption of the Yazidi Female Survivors Law...