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UN Human Rights media statement on Iraq

29 April 2024

Geneva, 29 April 2024

Comment by UN Human Rights Office spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani on Iraq

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The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI):  

Legislative work is the prerogative of Iraq’s parliament, but it should be compatible with Iraq’s international obligations and commitments.

Safeguarding the fundamental freedoms of all does not mean promoting any specific private behaviour or disrespecting any culture or religion. It is rather the hallmark of any society based on tolerance and respect for human rights.

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