Month: September 2012

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Iraq Execution Spree Under the Spotlight

Spate of executions, mass detentions and alleged torture raise concerns over country’s human rights situation. As Iraq’s political tension ratchets up following the death sentence imposed on its fugitive vice president, human rights groups have expressed fears the Shia-led government may be using state-sanctioned executions to eliminate opponents held in prison. Stories of torture are