Shiite Violence Traps Baghdad’s Sunnis, Haunted by a Grim Past

by Alissa J. Rubin, Rob Nordland on 26-06-2021

The bodies arrive in twos and threes most every day in the Baghdad morgue now, a grim barometer of the city’s sectarian tensions. Most have gunshot wounds to the head, some have signs of torture, and most of them are Sunnis.


Here is a list of the real forces behind the violence in Iraq


The hunger strike by 2000 among 6480 detainees in Al-Taji prison - known as The Whale - that started on Dec 18th 2012, is still going on after the death of at least 2 of the detainees on strike, and the unconsciousness of many others.


Iraqi lawyer Badie Aref Izzat about the 19 August 2021 Baghdad bombings. Two groups of innocent Iraqi persons have already been sentenced to death by Maliki's regime for committing this crime. How many more will follow?


Ghosts of dead armies behind Atlas Cinema

by Sarmad Al-Taee on 16-12-2021

This is a poetic reflection rather than merely a column. It is about “dead armies,” whose ghosts creep into Al-Saadoon Street, when the city becomes deserted.

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The BRussells Tribunal is independent and wants to remain independent.


The BRussells Tribunal is an activist think tank and peace organisation with a special focus on Iraq. Read more...

Killed 28 civilians and seven others were injured as a result of government air raid targeted homes ...

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AMSI condemned this action, and sees it as a step of incremental steps being taken to the ...

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All this makes the current war a preventive one, which international law tends to consider ...

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