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Technical assistance and capacity-building in strengthening human rights in Iraq in the light of the abuses committed by Daesh and associated terrorist groups : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

8 April 2015 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

The human rights situation in Iraq in the light of abuses committed by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and associated groups : resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council

3 September 2014 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Council | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

R (on the application of (1) Faisal Attiyah Nassar Al-Saadoon (2) Khalaf Hussain Mufdhi) v. Secretary of State for Defence

On appeal from the Divisional Court: [2008] EWHC 3098 (Admin). Leave to appeal to the House of Lords was refused. An admissibility application was subsequently made before the European Court of Human Rights; see Al-Saadoon and Mufdhi v. United Kingdom.

21 January 2009 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Death penalty - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Human rights law - Jurisdiction - Regional instruments - Right to life - War crimes | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

R (on the application of Al-Jedda) (FC) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Defence (Respondent) [2007] UKHL 58

The court examines the applicability of English Law vs Iraqi law, whether UNSCR regulations and the UN Charter qualified Mr Al-Jedda rights under the ECHR, such that his detainment would not be a violation of Article 5 (1). The Secretary of State (SoS) also raised an new untested argument regarding where the appellant's detention was attributable to the United Nations and therefor outside the scope of the ECHR. Law reports: [2007] UKHL 58; [2008] 2 WLR 31; [2008] 1 AC 332; Times 13-Dec-2008 On appeal from the Court of Appeal: [2006] EWCA Civ 327.

12 December 2007 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: House of Lords (Judicial Committee) | Document type: Case Law | Legal Instrument: 1950 European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Armed forces / Military - Crimes against humanity - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Right to liberty and security - Terrorism | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Intervention before the House of Lords in the case of R (on the application of Al-Jedda) v. Secretary of State for Defence

11 October 2007 | Publisher: Liberty | Document type: Court Interventions / Amicus Curiae

Iraq: Statute of the Special Tribunal for Human Rights

10 December 2003 | Publisher: National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities | Document type: National Decrees, Circulars, Regulation, Policy Documents

Secretary of State for the Home Department v. Queen on the Application of Razgar; Queen on the Application of Soumahoro v. Secretary of State for the Home Department; Queen on the Application of Nadarajah v. Secretary of State for the Home Department

On appeal from the Administrative Court.

19 June 2003 | Judicial Body: United Kingdom: Court of Appeal (England and Wales) | Document type: Case Law | Topic(s): Deportation / Forcible return - Human rights and fundamental freedoms - Secondary movement | Countries: Iraq - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Commission on Human Rights Resolution 2003/84: Situation of Human Rights in Iraq

25 April 2003 | Publisher: UN Commission on Human Rights | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation of human rights in Iraq: Resolution adopted by the General Assembly

27 February 2002 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

Situation of human rights in Iraq : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly

25 February 1999 | Publisher: UN General Assembly | Document type: Resolutions/Recommendations/Declarations

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