- Mr. William Warda participates in a roundtable discussion on lost and missing persons.
- Review the problems that hinder the work of those involved in following up these serious human rights violations
- Ensure the protection of cemeteries and disposal sites of the remains of the victims
Mr. Walid Warda a member of the Board of Directors and Public Affairs Officer of Hammurabi Human Rights Organization HHRO, participated in the brainstorming session at a round table on Thursday 5th April 2018 organized by the International Committee of Missing Persons - Office of Iraq, with a view to develop a pro-government efforts plan and the activities of civil organizations concerned with monitoring and following-up the situation of lost and forcibly missing persons.
The participants in the roundtable discussed the problems faced by those involved in this task and the importance of having a special body or specific centers concerned with the affairs of the missing persons, taking care of their families and protecting the graves or the disposal sites of the remains confirming the need for a plan of act to be a strategy action to ensure the seizure of such violations and to inform the families of lost and missing persons of what has been achieved in this regard, noting that there is still no body or entity that deals with issues of lost and missing persons can identify their names and numbers.
In the course of the dialogue session, Mr. William Warda provided comments on the development of work to serve the families of victims and protect their rights.
Representatives of a number of civil society organizations concerned with human rights participated in the dialogue session.