Iraq: Investigate ‘Emo’ Attacks

Iraq: Investigate ‘Emo’ Attacks

Press release16 March 2012

Iraq: Investigate ‘Emo’ AttacksAI Index: PRE01/141/2012

The government of Iraq should immediately investigate and bring to justice those responsible for a targeted campaign of intimidation and violence against Iraqi youth seen as belonging to the non-conformist “emo” subculture, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission said today. The attacks have created an atmosphere of terror among those who see themselves as potential victims. To read full report please click here: http://www.amnesty.org/en/for-media/press-releases/iraq-investigate-emo-attacks-2012-03-16