Excerpts from Amnesty International reports detailing torture under Saddam's regime.
Torture in Iraq: 1982-1984
Iraq/Occupied Kuwait: Human Rights Violations since 2 August, 1990
Human Rights Watch: Iraq
A collection of all of Human Rights Watch's briefing papers and reports on Iraq since 1990.
Genocide in Iraq: The Anfal Campaign Against the Kurds
Human Rights Watch's book-length report detailing Ali Hassan al-Majid's extermination campaign against the Kurds during the late 1980s.
Coalition Provisional Authority Order Number 48: Delegation of Authority Regarding an Iraqi Special Tribunal
A document signed into law by American proconsul Paul Bremer on December 9, 2003, establishing the Iraqi Special Tribunal and describing its organization and functioning. The purpose of the Tribunal is to "try Iraqi nationals or residents of Iraq accused of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes or violations of certain Iraqi laws."
Memorandum to the Iraqi Governing Council on The Statute of the Iraqi Special Tribunal
Human Rights Watch's detailed criticism of the Iraqi Special Tribunal statute.
International Human Rights Instruments
A page posted by the U.N. Office for the High Commissioner of Human Rights which includes links to almost all existing U.N. human rights treaties and agreements, including the Geneva Convention and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.