This chapter looks into the topic of protection against persecution or serious harm and analyses whether the relevant actors in Iraq meet the requirements of Article 7 QD.
Article 7(1)(2) of the Qualification Directive
Actors of protection
1. Protection against persecution or serious harm can only be provided by:
(a) The State; or
(b) Parties or organisations, including international organisations, controlling the State or a substantial part of the territory of the State;
provided they are willing and able to offer protection in accordance with paragraph 2.
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The State: outlining and analysing the capacity of the Iraqi State and of the Kurdistan Regional Governemnt (KRG) to provide protection in accordance with Article 7 QD;
Parties or organisations: analysing whether other parties or organisations could qualify as actors of protection under Article 7 QD.