Donatella Rovera is Amnesty International's Senior Crisis Response adviser in northern Iraq.
Articles by this author
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The Flight from Mosul: “We Left Everything Behind to Save Our Lives”
Marvin is a 27-year-old accountant. His life and that of his family were turned upside down last week, when members of the Islamic State (ISIS) turned up at their home in Mosul, northern Iraq. The ISIS militants who now control the city gave Marvin, his elderly parents and his brother and sister...
Sunday, July 06, 2014
The Plight of Iraq's Civilian Population
Thousands of Iraqi civilians displaced by the current conflict are stranded at checkpoints separating the areas controlled by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the rest of Iraq. At first civilians, who fled after the Islamic State (formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the...