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  • Video: Iraqi Officials Hide Potential War Crime Evidence
    An incident on March 29, 2018, in which government workers removed about 80 bodies from a damaged house, raised suspicions of a cover-up of killings of possible Islamic State (also known as ISIS) suspects. Human Rights Watch observed the episode. Day…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: Displacement, Detention of Suspected “ISIS Families”

    Iraq: Displacement, Detention of Suspected “ISIS Families”

    (Erbil) – Iraqi forces have forcibly displaced at least 125 families said to have familial ties to affiliates of the Islamic State (also known as ISIS), Human Rights Watch said today.Sunni tribal groups (known as the Hashad al-Asha'ri), within th…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Chilcot Report: We Need to See Senior Figures Held Criminally Responsible for Iraq War Crimes

    Chilcot Report: We Need to See Senior Figures Held Criminally Responsible for Iraq War Crimes

    Sir John Chilcot's report on lessons to be learned from the 2003 invasion of Iraq has taken seven years to produce. David Cameron has said it should not be about "punishing" British soldiers, but holding senior people to account. However, 13 years of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Sarah Leah Whitson
    Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of Human Rights Watch's Middle East and North Africa Division, oversees the work of the division in 19 countries, with staff located in 10 countries. She has led dozens of advocacy and investigative missions thr…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: Military Enter Camp, Occupy School for ‘Screening’

    Iraq: Military Enter Camp, Occupy School for ‘Screening’

    Expand The school at Hammam al-Alil 1 camp for displaced people south of Mosul that security forces occupied on July 6, 7, and 9 in order to conduct security screenings of camp resi…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: Thousands Detained, Including Children, in Degrading Conditions

    Iraq: Thousands Detained, Including Children, in Degrading Conditions

    Expand Juveniles’ cell at Tal Kayf prison, taken in April 2019 and shared confidentially with Human Rights Watch, shows extreme overcrowding at the prison. ©…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Iraq: Amputation Apparently Caused by Torture

    Iraq: Amputation Apparently Caused by Torture

      Expand A police officer badly injured the detainee’s left arm while torturing him during an interrogation, leading eventually to an amputation following unsuccessful surgeries…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • What Next for Australian ISIS Suspects?

    What Next for Australian ISIS Suspects?

    Expand Rusafa Central Criminal Court in Baghdad. © 2018 Maya Alleruzzo/AP Photo The Australian government is taking an important step by helping ei…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Letter to Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne
    Dear Minister Payne,Congratulations on your reappointment as foreign minister. Human Rights Watch looks forward to working with you to make protection of human rights a strong pillar of Australia’s foreign policy. Related Content Me…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Australia: Protect Human Rights in Foreign Policy

    Australia: Protect Human Rights in Foreign Policy

    Expand Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • newAid access and aid worker safety: Delivering help in a war zone

    Aid access and aid worker safety: Delivering help in a war zone

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo, violent clashes are continuing to hamper efforts to contain the most recent Ebola outbreak. Operations were suspended again after two Ebola health workers were killed last week – the latest in a string of attack…
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:08am -
  • Mental health - the lasting scars of crisis

    Mental health - the lasting scars of crisis

    Mental scars from conflict and crises may linger for years, holding back the recovery of individuals and whole communities.The World Health Organisation estimates that about one in five of those who lived in conflict-affected areas developed depress…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jul 19, 10:05am -
  • Crop fires hit newly returned Iraqis hard
    On one side of the road that runs between the northern Iraqi cities of Tal Afar and Sinjar, a combine harvester whirrs through a glowing field of wheat. On the other side, a group of men crouch dejectedly beside a battered pick-up truck, watching a v…
    - 11 days ago, 8 Jul 19, 5:43am -
  • As crops burn in Syria conflict zone, hunger warnings for civilians
    Fires near active front lines in Syria – some of them caused by warfare – are ruining large areas of cropland, putting the food insecurity and livelihoods of millions of civilians at increasing risk, the UN has warned. Some 40,000 hectares of…
    - 42 days ago, 7 Jun 19, 7:52am -
  • Local NGO risks, White Saviours, and the Sahel’s million new displaced: The Cheat Sheet
    IRIN editors give their weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.On our radarSahel violence displaces another million peopleRising conflict and insecurity are accelerating forced displacement across the Sahe…
    - 8 Mar 19, 9:48am -
  • Nigerian challenges, cash aid headaches, and making mental health matter: The Cheat Sheet

    Nigerian challenges, cash aid headaches, and making mental health matter: The Cheat Sheet

    IRIN editors give their weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.On our radar New term, old problems for Nigeria’s Buhari Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari, who won a second presidential term this week, faces…
    - 1 Mar 19, 10:47am -
  • As displacement runs to years, northern Iraq camps need an overhaul
    Thousands of Iraqis displaced years ago by the fight against so-called Islamic State are still living in flood-prone camps that weren’t built to shelter them through several harsh northern winters, aid officials and camp managers say. Iraq offic…
    - 25 Feb 19, 11:24am -
  • Q&A: Top US aid fraud investigator defends tough counter-terror stance
    The USAID Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is a watchdog that has launched multiple investigations into aid diversion in Syria and Iraq, and banned at least 20 individuals and companies connected with an elaborate fraud involving Turkish supplie…
    - 4 Feb 19, 8:17am -
  • Editors’ picks: Why you need to read these 2018 stories

    Editors’ picks: Why you need to read these 2018 stories

    Our top 10 most popular stories are those you clicked on most in 2018, but we also had our own favourites. Over the past 12 months, IRIN reporters spanned out across the globe to examine under-reported crises, long-running conflicts, extremism, su…
    - 31 Dec 18, 8:59am -
  • 2018 in Review: Returns and rebuilding

    2018 in Review: Returns and rebuilding

    While it’s the death and destruction of wars and natural disasters that tend to grab headlines, civilians continue to suffer long after the television crews have packed up their cameras. Whether the cause is violence or an earthquake, civilians…
    - 25 Dec 18, 2:20am -

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  • newAwkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video
    Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When the Nobel laureate and Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad requested aid for the Yazidis,…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 12:25am -
  • Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi city, officials say
    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vows to find those behind attack on restaurant in city of ErbilA gunman has killed a senior Turkish diplomat and a civilian in Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region, in a daytime attack inside a restaurant.The…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 3:13pm -
  • May defeated in Lords as peers vote to beef up anti-prorogation measure in Northern Ireland bill – as it happened
    Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including PMQs and May’s speech on the state of politicsMcDonnell sets out Labour’s three strategies for ending in-work povertyBlair gets closer to saying Iraq invasion was a mistakePMQs - S…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 12:52pm -
  • Iraqi Christians facing deportation feel conned by Trump: 'You vowed to protect us'
    Trump administration wants to deport more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, most of who are Chaldean – Iraqi Catholics who saw Trump as a ‘savior’ but now feel ‘betrayed’Ten years ago, police caught the Iraqi Chaldean immigrant Rani Yousuf with a…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 2:00am -
  • Fawzi Karim obituary
    My friend Fawzi Karim, who has died aged 73, was a major poet of the Arab world and beyond. His poetry has been widely translated; I met him while working on English versions of his work.Plague Lands, his first book of poems in English, was published…
    - 7 days ago, 12 Jul 19, 1:18pm -
  • Rare photos shine light on 'degrading' conditions in Iraqi jails
    Concerns overcrowding at prisons for Isis suspects could fuel radicalisationPhotos have surfaced of overcrowded and “degrading” conditions in Iraqi detention centres used to hold thousands of men, women and children with suspected links to Islami…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Jul 19, 12:26pm -
  • The Guardian Weekly is 100: 9/11 to the election of Trump – part 3
    Our weekly print news magazine is celebrating its centenary. Here’s how it covered big events of the past two decades including 9/11, the Arab Spring and Trump’s victory The Weekly is completed in London on a Tuesday morning, printed in various g…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jul 19, 4:00am -
  • Arab world turns its back on religion – and its ire on the US
    Survey of 25,000 people in Middle East and North Africa also shows 52% of 18- to 29-year-olds are thinking about migratingThe Arab world is turning its back on religion and on US relations, according to the largest public opinion survey ever carried…
    - 25 days ago, 24 Jun 19, 12:00am -
  • Iraq rocket attack: oil firms begin evacuating staff from Basra site
    Three people injured in strike on compound housing Shell, ExxonMobil and EniThree people have been injured after a rocket hit an Iraqi compound housing several international oil companies, including the US multinational ExxonMobil, officials have sai…
    - 30 days ago, 19 Jun 19, 9:40am -
  • A US war with Iran looms. Don’t for one second think that it is justified | Owen Jones
    Trump’s allies will try to paint Iran as a threat, as they did with Iraq. We must not fall into step with their prefab bloodlustWe know how the story goes. The decision for war is made long in advance. That becomes the end point, and the evidence m…
    - 30 days ago, 19 Jun 19, 8:31am -

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