Since early May, government forces have also dropped barrel bombs on residential neighborhoods of Fallujah and surrounding areas


There are certain places in this world where IHL appears not to apply. In the forsaken city of Fallujah, in the Anbar province of Iraq, the Baghdad government has been systematically repressing its own population since January 2013 under the pretext of terrorism, used by Prime Minister Maliki.


Prominent Iraqi Sunni cleric Abdel Malik Al-Saadi called on Saturday for Iraqis to resist Baghdad’s attempts to retake the city of Fallujah, branding the government’s efforts “sectarian genocide.”


In Iraq there is an ongoing massacre. Below are the figures of the dead and wounded brought daily, to just one hospital in the country’s largest governorate, Anbar Province, the Emergency Department of the Fallujah General Hospital, between 28th February 2014 and 7th May 2014.


Welcome to Iraq’s Shia theocracy

by Salah Nasrawi on 12-03-2014

Iraq’s Shia-led government has drafted a family law for the country’s Shia majority that feminist activists and rights groups say will impose an Iranian-style theocracy, violate women’s rights and sow further divisions in a nation that is already sharply split on sectarian lines.

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Killed 28 civilians and seven others were injured as a result of government air raid targeted homes ...

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AMSI condemned this action, and sees it as a step of incremental steps being taken to the ...

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All this makes the current war a preventive one, which international law tends to consider ...

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