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Council of Representatives of Iraq, Council of Representatives of Iraq (Council of Representatives of Iraq)

The IPU data corresponds to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. For information about upper chambers, refer to Parline

Women in parliament
29.23%
of MPs are women
Youth in parliament
0%
of MPs are under 45
MPs' human rights
1
cases currently treated by the Committee on the Human Rights of MPs

This page contains the latest IPU news and data for this parliament. The percentage of women in parliament and the percentage of youth participation correspond to the lower chamber if the parliament is bicameral. The number of MP human rights cases corresponds to the latest decisions of the IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians.

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Human Rights of MPs: Some success stories despite uptick in abuse

A few days before Human Rights Day on 10 December, the IPU has released its annual map of the number of reported cases of human rights violations suffered by parliamentarians around the world. Although the numbers continue to rise, there
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Press releases
Map of human rights abuses of MPs

IPU data confirms link between democracies in crisis and surge in human rights abuses against MPs

Human rights abuses against parliamentarians reached a new high in 2017, according to Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) statistics. Parliamentarians from Cambodia, Maldives, Turkey and Venezuela alone, where the political situation has been worsening in recent times, account for 35% of the cases. Cases of abuses against women MPs have also reached a record number this year, having tripled since 2014. El Salvador, Turkey and Venezuela account for this year’s huge increase.
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Press releases

Concerns grow over imprisoned Iraqi and other MPs across world

Read this press release at http://archive.ipu.org/press-e/pressrelease201510212.htm
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Press releases

IPU calls for death sentence on Iraqi former MP to be lifted

Read this press release at http://archive.ipu.org/press-e/pressnote201411251.htm
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Recent human rights cases

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