Iraq

Iraq

Disability Iraq |

Minority persons with disabilities

Profile and historical context Estimates on the numbers of persons with disabilities in Iraq vary but are most commonly quoted as 4 million. It is not known how many of this number belong…

Bahá’í Iraq |

Bahá’í

Profile Bahá’í are followers of a monotheistic faith founded in 19th-century Iran. Currently, only a small number are thought to…

Black Iraqis Iraq |

Black Iraqis

Profile Black Iraqis are largely the descendants of East African migrants and slaves whose presence in Iraq dates back to…

Iraq Roma |

Roma

Profile Roma, sometimes referred to as Kawliyah in Iraq, number between 50,000 and 200,000 and live primarily in isolated villages…

Iraq Kaka’i |

Kaka’i

Profile Kaka’i, also known as Ahl-e Haqq or Yarsan, are estimated by community members to number between 110,000 and 200,000…

Faili kurds Iraq |

Faili kurds

Profile Faili Kurds are an ethnic group historically inhabiting both sides of the Zagros mountain range along the Iraq-Iran border,…

Armenians Iraq |

Armenians

Profile There is a community of Armenians in Iraq, most of which are descended from refugees from Urumiya and eastern…

Assyrians Iraq |

Assyrians

Profile Assyrians comprise a distinct ethno-religious group in Iraq, although official Iraqi statistics consider them to be Arabs. Descendants of…

Chaldeans Iraq |

Chaldeans

Profile Chaldeans broke away from the Assyrian Ancient Church of the East as a result of long-running dynastic conflicts, to…

Iraq Kurds |

Kurds

Profile Kurds make up around 15-20 per cent of Iraq’s population, and inhabit the mountains, foothills and parts of the…