It was very difficult for 40-year-old Hamama to sound out a few words from the reading material provided to her by the literacy program. She managed to read some words, yet failed to read others despite the simple text.

The Destruction of Iraq’s intellectuals

by Matthew Schweitzer on 02-10-2013

In the whirlwind of Iraq’s violent history, the once-powerful academic class has disintegrated.

Iraqi people deserve to know the truth and not to be misled, and the Iraqi parliament should open a public enquiry into this matter which amounts to a large-scale national scandal.

Director of UNESCO Office in Iraq Ms. Louise Haxthausen condemned the killing of Dr. Ahmed Shaker, professor at the University of Baghdad and urged the authorities to investigate this crime.

Situation of children in Iraq 'a neglected crisis'

by BBC News Middle East on 06-05-2013

Ten years on from the US-led invasion, violence is increasing, life expectancy is falling and children are falling behind in education, a new report says.

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


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