December 14, 2008

The Quality of Justice

Failings of Iraq's Central Criminal Court

I. Summary
II. Recommendations
To the Iraqi Government
To the United States Government and the Multinational Force (MNF)
To the International Donor Community
III. Methodology
IV. Background
Referrals by the MNF
February 2008 Amnesty and the CCCI Caseload
V. Legal Framework
Iraqi Law..
International Human Rights Law..
Child Detainees
VI. Delays in Hearings
VII. Lack of Evidence and Reliance on Secret Informants
VIII. Access to and Quality of Defense
IX. Coerced Testimony and Abuse in Detention
X. Acknowledgments