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UN Calls Rights Situation in Iraq ‘Fragile’ | Common Dreams via AFP

A UN report released on Monday said the human rights situation in Iraq is still “fragile,” citing issues including economic and political stagnation, continued violence and attacks on minorities.

“The human rights situation throughout Iraq remains fragile as the country slowly transitions from a conflict to post-conflict country that faces enormous development challenges,” the 2010 Report on Human Rights in Iraq said.

The report, from the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq’s human rights office and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, also cited inconclusive March 2010 parliamentary elections and the ensuing nine-plus months of deadlock as a source of rights problems.

Read more here: UN Calls Rights Situation in Iraq ‘Fragile’ | Common Dreams.

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