'Extremely alarming': Iraq executes 42 people in two days
Iraq executed 42 people, including a woman, for mass killings and other "terrorism" offenses over the past week, the justice ministry and the United Nations said following a surge in sectarian violence. The U.N. mission in Iraq said on Thursday it was ...
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Foreign Policy (blog)
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Bomb blast kills 3, injures 11 in E Iraq: Police
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Iraq executes 42 for mass killings and other 'terrorism' offenses
BAGHDAD — Iraq executed 42 people, including a woman, this week for mass killings and other “terrorism” offenses, the Justice Ministry and the United Nations said Thursday after a surge in sectarian violence. The U.N. mission in Iraq said it was ...
Iraq Carries Out 42 Executions In Single Week
Iraq has executed 42 "terrorism" convicts over the past week, the justice minister said Thursday, defying condemnation of its extensive use of the death penalty as violence intensifies. "In the course of the past week, the ministry has carried out the ...
Voice of America
Iraq Executes 42 Terrorism Convicts
Voice of America
United Nations data shows more than 5,000 people have been killed in militant attacks in Iraq since April, when Shi'ite-dominated government security forces launched an attack on a Sunni encampment north of Baghdad. Analysts have repeatedly warned ...
In Iraq, Honor Crimes Spread to Cities
In an interview with Al-Monitor, social worker Qassem Hussein says honor crimes are still legally applicable to many girls who declare their “forbidden” feelings for foreign men, not only in Iraq, but also in other Arab and Muslim countries. However ...
Iraq and Kurdistan: Double standards
We had been speaking live on radio about the bomb attack in Erbil, and the influx of thousands of refugees. I had tried to make clear that Erbil, even though it was attacked on September 29, is a haven of peace compared to the rest of Iraq. His well ...
Budget battles begin
Iraq executes 42 'terrorists', including woman, as violence worsens
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq executed 42 people, including a woman, for mass killings and other "terrorism" offences over two days this week, the justice ministry and the United Nations said on Thursday after a surge in sectarian violence. The U.N. mission ...
Is Al Qaeda operating freely in Iraq?
5,740 Iraqis have been killed so far this year. Almost 1,000 died during the past month according to the United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq. In the last year Al-Qaeda has resurged in Iraq, carrying out attacks in Baghdad and surrounding provinces.