August 8, 2020

Statement of the Republic of Iraq in the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of fundamental human rights during counter-terrorism under item 74 on 17 October 2018.

The First Secretary, Yasser Abdul Aziz, delivered the statement of Iraq to the Third Committee during the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of human rights during counter-terrorism under item 74. He pointed out that counter-terrorism measures must comply with the rules of international law, in particular human rights law, refugee law and international humanitarian law, which prevent terrorist organizations and elements to continue their crimes and abuses against the innocent, Stressing from this point of view, for the importance of full respect for human rights norms under any circumstances. the fundamental basis for combating terrorism is to ensure and respect human rights for all and adherence to the rule of law