Iraq’s Minorities: Participation in Public Life
Acknowledgements The primary research used in this report was conducted by Iraqi Minorities Council (IMC). Minority Rights Group International (MRG) would like to thank Louis Climis, IMC project manager, and his team. MRG would like to thank Inas Zeineddine and recognize the key contribution made by
individuals from minority communities. MRG would also like to thank Hunain al Qaddo and William Spence. MRG gratefully acknowledges the European Union (EU) for their financial contribution towards the realization of this report through the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights. The contents of this document are the sole responsibility of MRG and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the EU. Programme Coordinators: Chris Chapman and Marusca Perazzi. Commissioning editor: Beth Walker. Production coordinator: Jasmin Qureshi. Copy editor: Sophie Richmond.
The Author Preti Taneja is author of several MRG reports on Iraq’s minority communities and was twice the editor of State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples, as well as numerous other MRG publications. She currently works as a journalist, editor and filmmaker specializing in human rights and development issues for ERA Films.