The Iraqi Parliament is poised to discuss a new
The Iraqi Parliament's impending vote on an amnesty bill continues to generate debates about ethical, political, and societal issues. It is a subject that requires rigorous scrutiny and input from multiple stakeholders, particularly in a country reeling from years of internal conflict and an ongoing struggle with terrorism. Adding another layer to this complexity is the recent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) decision to terminate the mandate of the United Nations Investigative Team for Accountability of Da'esh/ISIL (UNITAD) by September 2024. The team was set up to promote accountability for crimes committed by ISIS. The simultaneous developments of the amnesty bill and the end of UNITAD's mandate present a critical juncture for Iraq, raising significant concerns about the future of justice and counterterrorism efforts.