The Iraqi judicial and legal system does not respect life, human rights or international standards. It is flawed and inhumane at all levels, from the initial arrest of a person, to their detention conditions, their methods of interrogation and extracting confessions, to their sentencing without trials and finally, to the execution of prisoners.

The full extent of the torture and abuse that took place in US-run facilities in Iraq will never be known.

A Spanish general who served for four years as the highest command of the Armed Forces used to boast that none of the thousands of Spanish soldiers on missions abroad has done anything to be ashamed of

The death penalty in Iraq 2003-2013

by BRussels Tribunal & Geneva International Centre for Justice on 14-03-2013

Report submitted under agenda item 3 (Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development.) GICJ and BRussells Tribunal coordinated the work of more than 300 NGOs and submitted to the 22nd session of the UN Human Rights Council reports covering the human rights situation in Iraq. the 22nd session of the Human Rights Council takes place in the United Nations in Geneva from 25 February to 22 March 2013.

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