Iraq: Freedom of Religion and the Status of the Status of the Evangelical Churches

On 20 April 2020, we submitted a report to the Human Rights Committee ahead of the consideration of the List of Issues for Iraq during the Committee’s 129th session in June 2020, calling on the Committee to raise with the government of Iraq the question of legal status of the Evangelical Churches in Iraq, and to ask for the reasons why the said churches not been granted affiliation with the waqf – the Endowment of the Christians, Yezidi, and Sabaean-Mandaean Religions.