Publications related to Iraqi Turkmen

Jul 04, 2016

UNPO and Partners Launch New Report Documenting State of Iraq’s Minorities: “On the Verge of Disappearance”

  Below is a joint press release published by the four organisations: Many of Iraq’s minorities now ‘on the verge of disappearance’ – new report Minority communities in Iraq are now on the verge of disappearance, says a new report by the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), Minority Rights Group International (MRG), Institute for International Law and...

Jul 04, 2016

UNPO and Partners Launch New Report Documenting...

On 4 July 2016, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), the Institute for International Law and Human Rights (IILHR), Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and No Peace Without Justice...

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Mar 04, 2015

Between the Millstones: UNPO Releases Report on...

The launch conference, held at the International Press Centre in Brussels, was chaired by Mr William Spencer of IILHR. In his opening remarks he described how the investigation and the report had been...

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Dec 11, 2014

Iraqi Turkmen Briefing #December 2014

Photo courtesy of DVIDSHUB@flickr To view and download the briefing note, please click here.

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Jul 28, 2014

UNPO Alternative Report to CERD Highlights Discrimination...

UNPO submitted an alternative report to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) ahead of its 85th session during which the 15th to 21st periodic reports of the Republic of Iraq...

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Jul 11, 2014

Iraq Election Observation Mission Report Launched...

On 30 April 2014, Iraqi people went to polls to elect new members to the Council of Representatives and three Governorate Councils in Iraqi Kurdistan. The joint UNPO-ACE Election Observation Mission (EOM)...

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May 01, 2014

UNPO Observes Elections In Dohuk Region Of Ir...

On 30 April 2014, 612,065 registered voters from the Dohuk governorate had the opportunity to cast their vote across 264 polling stations. 28 seats for the Governorate Council, including 3 seats reserved...

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Nov 27, 2013

UNPO Expert Speech On Iraqi Turkmen At European...

An additional briefing note on the Iraqi Turkmen is available for download at the bottom of the page The hearing, co-chaired by Mrs. Barbara Lochbihler and Mr. Struan Stevenson, opened with an account...

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Apr 18, 2012

Baghdad Ushers in a New Era in Rights Protect...

Below is a press release from NPWJ, IILHR, UNPO: Brussels, 11 April 2012 In a historic move, parliamentarians in Baghdad voted on 9 April 2012 to institute the country’s first Human Rights Commission....

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Mar 12, 2006

WS on Discrimination Against the Iraqi Turkme...

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS Sixty-second session Item 6 of the provisional agenda RACISM, RACIAL DISCRIMINATION, XENOPHOBIA AND ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION Written statement* submitted...

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Jun 08, 2005

Iraqi Turkmen: Update on the Situation of Iraqi...

Untitled Document 11th session of Working Group on Minorities – United Nations - Geneva Written by: Dr. Sheth Jerjis, Chairman of SOITM and Dr. Hassan Aydenly, Chairman of...

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Jun 08, 2005

The Turkmen of Iraq: Underestimated, Marginalized...

Untitled Document WORKING GROUP ON MINORITIES 11th session (30 May to 3 June 2005, Geneva, Switzerland) The Turkmen of Iraq: Underestimated, Marginalized and exposed to assimilation...

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Jun 08, 2005

Iraqi Turkmen: Issues Concerning the Turkmen of...

Untitled Document WORKING GROUP ON MINORITIES 11th session (30 May to 3 June 2005, Geneva, Switzerland) Issues Concerning the Turkmen of Iraq The Turkmen are the third largest...

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Oct 20, 2004

The Iraqi Liberation and Turkmen's Hopes and ...

Untitled Document MR. PRESIDENT, DISTINGUISHED ATTENDEES AND GUESTS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN; The Turkmens, who are originally from Central Asia and who are also the third...

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