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Amnesty International Urges Halt to Executions

All executions in Iraq must be halted immediately, Amnesty International urged after 13 men were executed in Baghdad. The organization has been able to confirm the names of nine of the men, who were executed on 22 September following death sentences imposed after unfair trials and based on “confessions” allegedly extracted under torture. Four others […]

Amnesty International: Torture in Iraq

Ten years after the US-led invasion that toppled the brutal regime of Saddam Hussein, Iraq remains enmeshed in a grim cycle of human rights abuses, including attacks on civilians, torture of detainees and unfair trials, said Amnesty International in a new report out today. A decade of abuses exposes a chronology of torture and other […]