Persecution of members of the Palestinian community in Iraq began almost immediately after the US led invasion in April 2003. Palestinians were subject to harassment, targeted attacks, kidnapping, abduction, torture and extra-judicial killings by the Iraqi government and militias
دعوة من جامعة الدول العربيــــــــــة : يسرنا أن ندعوكم لحضور ( المؤتمر الدولي للتضامن مع المعتقلين الفلسطينيين والعرب في السجون الأسرائيلية ) برعاية جامعة الدول العربية وبأستضافة جمهورية العراق ، والذي سيعقد يومي 11 و 12 كانون الأول في بغداد.
Women prisoners have been subjected to torture by electrocution, beatings, and rape by the investigators during interrogation. They had also been raped by the police and by the officers escorting them during the transfer to the women's prison in Baghdad.
Two lawsuits against private military contractors (PMCs) offer encouragement. Both were brought under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed them on behalf of tortured and abused plaintiffs.