Special Adviser Meets with MP Saeb Khidir
Special Adviser Karim A. A. Khan QC received MP Saeb Khidir at his residence at the UN compound in #Baghdad today. The Special Adviser provided an update on accountability efforts for ISIL crimes committed against Yazidis and the next steps in cooperation with the Iraqi Government
to move Sinjar investigations forward.
Special adviser Khan also stressed the importance of a domestic legal basis for Iraq to appropriately label and prosecute ISIL crimes in domestic courts as War Crimes Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide.
MP Khidir expressed his strong support for UNITAD's work and his commitment to help the draft amendment of Iraqi High Tribunal law pass when it is presented to the Iraqi Parliament so ISIL crimes against #Yazidis are properly labelled and prosecuted in #Iraq in line with international standards.