Human rights in Iraq
Human rights in Iraq are addressed in the following articles:
Ecological Collapse Circumscribes Traditional Women's Work In Iraq's Mesopotamian Marshes
For thousands of years, the marshes at the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in modern day Iraq were an oasis of green in a dry landscape, hosting a wealth of wildlife. The culture of the ...
Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse
During the war in Iraq that began in March 2003, personnel of the United States Army and the Central Intelligence Agency committed a series of human rights violations against detainees in the Abu Ghra...
Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse - Wikipedia
Women's rights in Iraq
Islam is the official religion of Iraq with about 97% of the population practice this religion.Women’s social status and rights in Iraq have been violated and thrown aside for many years. Making up 6...
Ecological Collapse Circumscribes Traditional Women's Work In Iraq's Mesopotamian Marshes
For thousands of years, the marshes at the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in modern day Iraq were an oasis of green in a dry landscape, hosting a wealth of wildlife. The culture of the ...
Human rights in pre-Saddam Iraq
Human rights in pre-Saddam Iraq were often lacking to various degrees among the various regimes that ruled the country. Human rights abuses in the country predated the rule of Saddam Hussein.
In t...
Human rights in pre-Saddam Iraq - Wikipedia
Human rights in Saddam Hussein's Iraq
Iraq's era under President Saddam Hussein was notorious for its severe violations of human rights. Secret police, torture, mass murder, rape, deportations, forced disappearances, assassinations, chemi...
Human rights in Saddam Hussein's Iraq - Wikipedia
Widad Akrawi
Widad Akrawi (born 1969), is a Danish human rights defender and peace advocate of Kurdish ancestry and the first Scandinavian citizen-ever Pfeffer Peace Prize recipient. She is an international health...
Widad Akrawi - Wikipedia
Capital punishment in Iraq
Capital punishment in Iraq was commonly used by the government of Saddam Hussein; and has been since his removal from office.After the invasion of Iraq in 2003, the U.S. administrator, L. Paul Bremer,...
Refugees of Iraq
Refugees of Iraq are Iraqi nationals who have fled Iraq due to war or persecution. Throughout the past 30 years, there have been a growing number of refugees fleeing Iraq and settling throughout the w...
Refugees of Iraq - Wikipedia
Dujail Massacre
The Dujail Massacre refers to the events following an assassination attempt against then Iraqi president, Saddam Hussein, on 8 July 1982 in Dujail. Dujail, a town with a large Shiite population and up...
Death of Baha Mousa
Baha Mousa was an Iraqi man who died while in British Army custody in Basra, Iraq in September 2003. The inquiry into his death found that Mousa's death was caused by "factors including lack of food a...
Death of Baha Mousa - Wikipedia
Saddam Hussein's alleged shredder
In the runup to the 2003 Invasion of Iraq, press stories appeared in the United Kingdom and United States of a plastic shredder or wood chipper into which Saddam and Qusay Hussein fed opponents of the...
Glory River
The Glory River (Nahar al-Aaz), Glory Canal or Prosperity Canal is a shallow canal in Iraq about two kilometers wide built by Saddam Hussein in 1993 to redirect water flowing from the Tigris river in...
Draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes
The draining of the Mesopotamian Marshes occurred in Iraq and to a smaller degree in Iran between the 1950s and 1990s to clear large areas of the marshes in the Tigris-Euphrates river system. Formerly...
Baghdad Central Prison
The Baghdad Central Prison, formerly known as Abu Ghraib prison (Arabic: سجن أبو غريب‎ Sijn Abū Ghurayb; also Abu Ghuraib, lit. 'Father of Raven', or 'Place of Ravens') was a prison complex ...
Baghdad Central Prison - Wikipedia
Iraq Historic Allegations Team
The Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) is a unit set up by the Ministry of Defence to investigate allegations of abuse and torture by British service personnel in Iraq. Much of these have focused o...
Mass graves in Iraq
Mass graves in Iraq have become well known since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq toppled the regime of Saddam Hussein. International Experts estimated 300,000 victims could be in these mass graves alone...
Mass graves in Iraq - Wikipedia
Mahmudiyah killings
The Mahmudiyah killings were the gang-rape and killing of 14-year-old Iraqi girl Abeer Qassim Hamza al-Janabi by United States Army soldiers on March 12, 2006, and the murder of her family, in a house...
Mahmudiyah killings - Wikipedia
Human rights in post-invasion Iraq
Human rights in post-invasion Iraq have been the subject of concerns and controversies since the 2003 invasion. Concerns have been expressed about conduct by insurgents, the U.S.-led coalition forces ...
Human rights in post-invasion Iraq - Wikipedia
Kidnapping of Jalal Sharafi
Gunmen kidnapped Jalal Sharafi, the second secretary of the Iranian embassy, as he drove through Karrada district in central Baghdad, Iraq on 6 February 2007. The gunmen wore uniforms of the Iraqi 36t...
Iraq prison abuse scandals
About six months after the invasion of Iraq rumors of Iraq prison abuse scandals started to emerge.The best known abuse incidents occurred at the large Abu Ghraib prison. Graphic pictures of some of t...
Iraq War documents leak
The Iraq War documents leak is the WikiLeaks disclose of a collection of 391,902 United States Army field reports, also called the Iraq War Logs, of the Iraq War from 2004 to 2009 to several internati...