المبادرة الدولية للتضامن مع المجتمع المدني العراقي

The Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI) is dedicated to bringing together Iraqi and international civil societies through concrete actions to build together another Iraq, with peace and Human Rights for all.
Children’s Health in Iraq
In Breach of Official Advice Meant to Prevent Unnecessary Suffering, US Fired Depleted Uranium at Civilian areas in Iraq

In Breach of Official Advice Meant to Prevent Unnecessary Suffering, US Fired Depleted Uranium at Civilian areas in Iraq

US fired depleted uranium at civilian areas in 2003 Iraq war, report finds The Guardian Dutch peace group Pax says findings show US was in breach of official advice meant to prevent suffering in conflicts Rob Edwards US forces fired depleted uranium (DU) weapons at civilian areas and troops in Iraq in breach of official...
The Right to Heal Hearings

The Right to Heal Hearings

On the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Iraqis and U.S. military veterans came together to hold the U.S. government accountable for the lasting effects of war and the rights of veterans and civilians to heal. The Iraq war is not over for Iraqi civilians and U.S. veterans who continue to struggle with...
When austerity cuts in Italy hurt an Iraqi girl in Baghdad

When austerity cuts in Italy hurt an Iraqi girl in Baghdad

Riam is a 7-year-old girl living in Baghdad with her family. She was born with a severe malformation to her face. This angioma disfigured her and threatened to make her blind. However tragic, Riam’s story is commonplace in Iraq. So many children are born with malformations, in many cases serious and life threatening. Studies have...
Campaign for Children's Health in Iraq

Campaign for Children’s Health in Iraq

The Campaign for Children’s Health in Iraq emerged from the Third Annual conference of The Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI), held in Erbil, the capital city of northern Iraq’s Kurdistan region, October 8-9. 2011. Approximately 250 individuals and representatives of civil society organizations – Iraqis and internationals – attended. The conference statement, issued six weeks...