The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) calls on the government to seek a UN resolution to compensate victims of alleged abuses[/rtl]
[rtl]Date of release:: 2019/7/19 9:40 • 2 times read[/rtl]
Baghdad: Al-Furat News, a member of the High Commission for Human Rights in Iraq, Fadhil al-Gharawi, called on the government to seek a UN resolution to compensate victims of gang violations calling for terrorism in Iraq.
"The Iraqi government should be serious in seeking a UN resolution to compensate victims of violations and gang crimes in Iraq," Gharawi said in a statement issued by his office.
He added that "Security Council resolution (2379) was to collect, document and store evidence of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed by gangs in Iraq and did not refer to compensation for victims."
"The compensation is part of the half victims and the reparation for the brutal violations committed by the gangs," he said.
He pointed out that "the international system concerned with this matter that the international mechanisms and UN resolutions or the establishment of compensation funds falls on the United Nations, and therefore we need to intensify the diplomatic efforts of the Iraqi foreign and serious follow-up of the file of compensation."
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