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BAGHDAD, 8 July 2010 – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG) Ad Melkert condemns in the strongest terms the series of bombings targeting innocent pilgrims during a religious commemoration of a Reverent Shiite. The heinous attacks have resulted in killing dozens of worshippers and wounding hundreds more.

BAGHDAD/GENEVA, 8 July 2010 – The latest report by the United Nations on the human rights situation in Iraq shows further improvements in security, but warns that the overall human rights situation in the country remains a matter of concern. The study, covering the second half of 2009, was prepared by the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).

Baghdad, 26 June 2010: On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, a day commemorated every year worldwide on 26 June, the United Nations in Iraq expresses solidarity with all victims of torture in Iraq and reaffirms the inalienable right of all men and women to live free of the fear of torture and stresses the need to end impunity of the perpetrators.

Tilkaef - Ninewa, 29 May 2010 - Under the auspices of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), the first meeting of the Committee on Ethnic and Religious Communities in Ninewa was convened on 27 May in Tilkaef.

Baghdad, 25 May 2010 - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG) Ad Melkert, condemned in the strongest terms the assassination of newly elected Member of Parliament, Bashar Al-Ouqeidi who was shot dead in Mosul.

Erbil, 17 May 2010 – The Human Rights Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) jointly with British based NGO Aegis Trust successfully conducted a specialized training on international criminal law and fair trial principles in Erbil, from 9 to 13 May. The training aimed at developing a broad and deeper understanding of what qualifies as international crimes along with the procedural and the evidence-based aspects of international criminal justice and the principles of a fair trial.

Baghdad, 17 May 2010 – The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq (SRSG), Ad Melkert welcomed the proper conduct of the manual recount process, followed by the announcement of the recount results.

Erbil, 16 May 2010 - In follow-up to a series of meetings, and under the auspices of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), talks were held on 15th May between the Hadba and the Ninewa Fraternal Lists on concrete approaches to end the current boycott of the Ninewa Fraternal List to the Provincial Council of Ninewa. The meeting was chaired by the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq Ad Melkert and attended by delegations led by KRG Minister of Interior Kareem Sinjari  and Ninewa’s Governor Atheel Nujaifi in the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Rafae Essawi and KRG President\'s Chief of Staff Fuad Hussein.

Mosul, 12 May 2010 – As part of the confidence building process between the Hadba List and the Ninewa Fraternity List, the Ninewa Detainees Committee met for a second round of talks on 10 May 2010 in Mosul, under the auspices of the United Nations.

Erbil, 27 April 2010 – The first meeting of the Ninewa Detainee Committee was held on 25 April, under the auspices of the United Nations, to discuss possible ways forward regarding the issue of detainees and prisoners from Ninewa in Kurdistan Regional Government facilities.

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