Ufuq Organization Presents on Criminal Justice and Transitional Justice for Victims of Terrorism at National Conference

Ufuq Organization for Human Development recently participated in a conference titled “The Role of the Iraqi Media in Anti-Terrorism and Supporting the Rights of the Victims of Terrorism Inconsistent with Human Rights Standards.” The conference was organized by the National Security Adviser in cooperation with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and featured contributions from various relevant organizations and representatives from government agencies related to supporting victims of terrorism.

At the conference, Ufuq presented a paper on “Criminal Justice Mechanisms to Redress the Victims, Dry Up the Sources of Terrorism, and Redress the Damage by Addressing Memory and Benefiting from Transitional Justice Programs Related to Revealing the Truth and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence.” The organization highlighted the importance of criminal justice mechanisms in addressing the needs of victims and addressing the root causes of terrorism. Additionally, the organization emphasized the importance of transitional justice programs, such as truth-seeking and reparations, in ensuring that the past is not repeated and that victims receive the justice they deserve. Overall, Ufuq’s participation in the conference provided valuable insights into the ongoing efforts to combat terrorism and support the rights of victims in Iraq.