Statement by Adama Dieng, Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, on the situation in and around Mosul (Iraq)
Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide
01 November 2016
On 01 November, the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, released a statement condemning the recent violations of human rights and ongoing violence perpetrated by ISIL throughout the ongoing armed conflict in and around Mosul. The Special Adviser pointed to the forced displacement of at least 25,000 civilians and the potential use of chemical weapons as crimes that demand accountability while urging Iraqi government forces to conduct their operations with full respect for international law.
Read the full statement here.