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Participants in IWPR-organised photography workshop learn how to use camcorders. (Photo: IWPR)
21 Oct 11
Scheme aimed at improving women's prospects in advertising and design begins with Baghdad photography workshop.
The Sayedat al-Najat Syriac Catholic church in Baghdad. (Photo: Rafy/Wikimedia)
12 Oct 11
They have fled in droves to escape sectarian violence, but now Kurdish politicians are helping some rebuild their lives.
IWPR Iraq Facebook page: Iraq Human Rights Media Links.
9 Sep 11
Arabic-language initiative aims to link activists across the country.
Screenshot of the IWPR - Iraq Human Rights Media Links Facebook page.
9 Sep 11
Arabic-language initiative aims to link activists across the country.
Amir al-Shimmari spent 22 years entombed underground. (Photo: Emad al-Shara)
IWPR Postcard
8 Sep 11
Despite trying to lead a normal life since 2003, Amir al-Shimmari remains scarred by years secluded in a cell he built himself.
Asaib Ahl al-Haq shows off some of its weapons. (Photo: IWPR)
IWPR Insight
31 Aug 11
A Shia militia in Iraq has stepped up its attacks on United States troops, warning them to withdraw by the end of December or face an escalation in violence.
31 Aug 11
People returning from other Arab countries say they are excluded from government assistance programme.
Newly exhumed remains of what are believed to be Anfal campaign victims. (Photo: Mass Graves Victims Human Center)
16 Aug 11
Authorities have begun excavating one site where some 300 victims are buried, but say they lack the resources to start work on six others.