Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review: Concerning the Republic of Iraq

Fobbe, S., Palmero Fernández, M. and Matthews, R. (2019) Third Cycle of the Universal Periodic Review: Concerning the Republic of Iraq. Project Report. RASHID International, Munich. (doi:10.5281/ZENODO.3871824).

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Abstract

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a regular review of the human rights record of all States in the world. Continuously conducted by the UN Human Rights Council, each State is reviewed every four and a half years on the basis of information submitted by NGOs, the United Nations and the State concerned. In March 2019, RASHID International submitted a report concerning the Republic of Iraq as part of the third cycle of the UPR, to be the basis for the 2019 review of Iraq. The report discusses the neglect of cultural rights in the UPR, the death penalty for antiquities trafficking, the Iraqi implementation of international law for the protection of cultural property in armed conflict, the illicit trade in antiquities, the right to cultural heritage in Iraq, the equal enjoyment of cultural rights by women and uncontrolled urban development. This report is a publication of the non-profit organization RASHID International e.V. We are a charitable organization registered in the Federal Republic of Germany and are in special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since 2019. Learn more about our work at www.rashid-international.org

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Palmero Fernandez, Dr Monica
Authors: Fobbe, S., Palmero Fernández, M., and Matthews, R.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Archaeology
Publisher:RASHID International
Published Online:27 March 2019
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2019 The Authors
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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