50,000 dead as a result of Violence since 2003

By John Lee.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has said that an estimated 50,000 people have died as a result of violence in Iraq since 2003.

It made the statement in its latest annual Human Development Report (HDR), entitled ‘Human Development for Everyone’, in which it ranks Iraq in 121st place out of 158 countries.

The full report is available here.

(Source: UNDP)

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