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Rome Statute   Iraq acceded to the Rome Statute on February 15, 2005, but withdrew its accession two weeks later without any explanation.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Iraq has not signed the Agreement on Privileges and Immunities.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement
Implementing Legislation
Membership Iraq is a member of the Arab League and the Organization of the Islamic Conference.
Country Updates
31 Dec 2005
NGO Letters, Papers, Reports, and Statements
Author Date and Title
Parliamentarians for Global Action
12 Sept 2014
Open letter to the Prime Minister of Iraq from PGA on the ratification of the Rome Statute
09 Sept 2014
ISIS atrocities as crimes against humanity at the ICC
Clive Baldwin, Human Rights Watch
19 May 2014
Why the ICC Needed to Reopen the Iraq Abuse Case
Clive Baldwin, Human Rights Watch
16 Jan 2014
Time to Properly Investigate UK War Crimes in Iraq
Iraqi National Commission for the ICC
15 July 2011
Statement on IJD calling for Iraq’s Accession to the Rome Statute (In Arabic)
22 Jan 2008
Briefing Paper: Iraq’s New “Accountability and Justice” Law
Iraqi Organization for Human Rights Coordination
Sept 2007
How the Iraqi Valid Penal Code Conforms to International Human Rights Standards
NGO Media Statements
Author Date and Title
27 Feb 2015
Minorities in Iraq targeted in deliberate attempt to eradicate Iraq’s religious diversity
Parliamentarians for Global Action
21 Oct 2014
Kurds look at Rome Statute/ICC for restoring trust
Amnesty International
03 Sept 2014
Killing of Steven Sotloff is ‘tip of the iceberg’ of IS war crimes in Syria and Iraq
Amnesty International
02 Sept 2014
Gruesome evidence of ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq as Islamic State moves to wipe out minorities
Human Rights Watch
02 Sept 2014
Iraq: Islamic State Executions in Tikrit
Parliamentarians for Global Action
20 Aug 2014
Iraq: PGA Calls on Iraq to Ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
Amnesty International
12 Aug 2014
Humanitarian efforts failing the hundreds of thousands forced to flee ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq
Quotes and Statements
Author Date and Title
Alsumaria News
18 Mar 2012
Kurdish Organizations Call for the Arrest of President Al-Bashir During Baghdad Summit