The National Association for the Defence of Human Rights in Iraq

National Association for the Defence of Human Rights in Iraq

The National Association for the Defence of Human Rights in Iraq is a relatively new Iraqi NGO established in May 2003 which is working on human rights issues such as the “disappeared” under the Saddam Hussein regime, the location of mass graves, arrests and shootings by the US military and public dialogue campaigns about depleted uranium. In cooperation with Tammuz, it has opened a Centre for Victims of Torture. It currently has 20 branches throughout Iraq.