Ba’th Party    The Ba’th Arab Socialist Party

CPA    Coalition Provisional Authority

ICTJ    International Center for Transitional Justice

ICTR   International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

ICTY   International Criminal Tribunal for the former

IHT     Iraqi High Tribunal

IST     Iraqi Special Tribunal

NDBC   National De-Ba’thification Commission

RCLO    Regime Crimes Liaison Office (United States Embassy)

SCIRI    Supreme Council of the Islamic Revolution in Iraq
            (a Shi’a political party)

VWP     Victims and Witnesses Protection