Iraq Protection Cluster - Brief on Forced Encampment and Returns
The Protection Cluster recommends that individual agencies, or the humanitarian community as a collective, do the following:
Urgently call on the Mayor of Khanaqin and the Governor of Diyala to respect the rule of law, the right of voluntary return and the right of freedom of movement.
Issue press statements condemning the Khanaqin authorities orders for forced return and forced encampment orders, calling attention to the sever and ongoing violations of the Constitution of Iraq and International Human Rights Law.
Participate in a delegation of HCT members to meet with the Mayor of Khanaqin and the Governor of Diyala