Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative

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.

Four Years Since Iraq’s Uprising: Unanswered Demands

October 1st, 2019, marked a pivotal moment in Iraq’s history when hundreds of protesters flooded the streets of Baghdad and various provinces, demanding their long-denied rights and chanting the powerful slogan, “We Want a Homeland.” However, the peaceful demonstrations were met with a brutal crackdown by security forces, leading to dozens of casualties on that fateful day. As we commemorate the fourth anniversary of this uprising, it’s time to reflect on the persistent challenges facing the people of Iraq.

On this occasion, Protect Human Rights Defenders in Iraq Campaign has released a statement in regards of unmet justice and demands.

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