Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is listed for the recruitment and use of children, killing and maiming, rape and other forms of sexual violence, abductions, and attacks on schools and hospitals. In October, the Council will receive the next progress report on UNAMI by the SG pursuant to SCR 2299 (2016). On August 31, the UN raised concerns about child recruitment in displacement camps in Iraq, and Human Rights Watch reported that Government-backed militias recruited children in at least one displacement camp in the Kurdistan Region to join the fight against ISIL. The Security Council should:
United States is the lead country on Iraq.
This information is based on Watchlist’s Children and Armed Conflict Monthly Update: October 2016.
|Al-Qaida in Iraq (AQ-I)*||a, b||a||a||a, b, d||a, b, d||a,b,d|
|Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)*||a, b||a, b, d||a, b, d||a,b,d||a,b,c,d||a,b,c,d,e|
a: Parties that recruit and use children
b: Parties that kill and maim children
c: Parties that commit rape and other forms of sexual violence against children
d: Parties that engage in attacks on schools and/or hospitals
e: Parties that engage in abduction of children
f: Parties that deny humanitarian access to children
~ This party has concluded an action plan with the United Nations in line with Security Council resolutions 1539 (2004) and 1612 (2005).
* This party has been in the annexes for at least five years and is therefore considered a persistent perpetrator.