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Country Profile: IRAQ

 General Information

 Country Profile: Iraq (BBC News)

Timeline: Iraq (BBC News)

 Factbook: Iraq (CIA)

 Statistics: Iraq (UNICEF)

 Constitution: Iraq (Gulf-Law)

   News and Information Sources  


National Iraqi News Agency

Iraqi News

Radio Sawa

Al Jazeera

  NGO's and humanitarian organizations  

NGOs Coordination Committee in Iraq (NCCI)

UN Web Portal for UN Agencies working in Iraq

Kurdish Human Rights Project

See also: Iraq Analysis

   News Stories and Analysis  

 Human rights in Iraq remain fragile amid armed violence, torture and impunity UN (UN News Centre) (August 8, 2011)

 Finding hope for former child soldiers (IRIN News) (June 14, 2010)

'Al-Qaeda boys' in training video (BBC News) (February 7, 2008)

 Minority targeted in Iraq bombings (BBC News) (August 15, 2007)

US finds neglected Iraqi orphans (BBC News) (June 19, 2007)

UNICEF appeal for Iraqi children (BBC News) (May 23, 2007)

Mentally handicapped children used in attacks in Iraq (IRIN) (April 10, 2007)

'Children used' in Iraq bombing (BBC News) (March 20, 2007)

Children of War: the generation traumatised by violence in Iraq (The Guardian) (February 6, 2007)

Assistance for displaced Iraqi women, children, and youth must become a global priority (Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children) (January 29, 2007)

Saddam Hussein's last moments (BBC News) (December 31, 2006)

Insurgents using children to fight US-led forces (IRIN News) (November 2, 2006)

Pupils learn a terrible lesson as war invades classroom (BBC News) (March 20, 2006)

Iraq: Increased protection for children following attacks (IRIN) (March 5, 2006)

UN condemns violence in Iraq (UNICEF) (March 1, 2006)

Children of Iraq (The Washington Times) (December 13, 2005)

Defiant Saddam appears in court (BBC News) (July 1, 2004)

The inspector's final report (The Guardian) (March 3, 2004)

Were Sanctions Right? (The New York Times) (July 27, 2003)

Child sickness 'soars' in Iraq (BBC News) (June 8, 2003)

Gravedigger has lost count of the children that he has buried (Times Online) (February 18, 2003)

Internal United Nations documents on the humanitarian impact of war on Iraq (United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Posted by Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq) (February 13, 2003)

  'We're air force pilots, not mafia. We don't take revenge' (The Guardian) (December 3, 2003)

  Ex-security chiefs chide Israel (BBC) (November 14, 2003)


  Full Iraq Coverage (The Guardian) (Continuously Updated)

UNHCR worried about effect of dire security situation on Iraq's displaced (UNHCR) (October 13, 2006)

Perspectives on Iraq - BBC In Depth Analysis (BBC News) (October 2002)

Statement of Mr. Max Van der Stoel, Special Rapporteur of the Commission on Human Rights on the Situation of Human Rights in Iraq (UNHCHR) (March 31 1999)

Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Iraq (CRC) (1998)

Report of Iraq to Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) (September 12, 1996)

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