Cyber-dissident Kamal Sayid Qadir released
Recent articles in Iraq

According to Human Rights Watch, a cybercrimes bill being considered by Iraqi parliament could be used to stifle free expression, giving authorities yet another tool to suppress dissent in an already shrinking civic space.

The Gulf Centre for Human Rights calls on Iraqi authorities to stop targeting peaceful demonstrators, especially women and children who have been playing a prominent role in anti-government protests.

GCHR says peaceful protesters, civil society activists and human rights defenders in Iraq are increasingly being kidnapped, tortured and assassinated for their participation in ongoing anti-government protests.