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Mostafa Saadoun

Mostafa Saadoun is an Iraqi journalist focusing on human rights. He is the founder and director of the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights.

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South Iraq's Armed Clans Outmuscling the State

South Iraq's Armed Clans Outmuscling the State

The Iraqi forces at any moment could lose their grip on some areas in south Iraq that are not as safe as some might think,…

What Does "Tribally Wanted" Mean in Iraq?

What Does "Tribally Wanted" Mean in Iraq?

It is not uncommon in Iraq to see "tribally wanted" emblazoned in red paint on residential buildings to declare that the owners of the marked…

After Islamic State, Are Sunni Forces on the Verge of Armed Conflict?

After Islamic State, Are Sunni Forces on the Verge of Armed Conflict?

In the aftermath of the defeat of Islamic State, Sunni-populated areas of Iraq appear poised for the eruption of new hostilities, amid political disputes between…