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Iraq: Amnesty International condemns killings of civilians during Shi’a festival

Headline Title:  Iraq: Killings of civilians shows 'disregard for right to life' 13 June 2012 A wave of bombings and other attacks in several Iraqi provinces including a number of locations in Baghdad that reportedly killed at least 55 people and wounded dozens during a major Shi’a religious festival has been condemned by Amnesty International.At least 18 people were reportedly killed by several bombs across Baghdad as Shi’a pilgrims gathered to mark the anniversary of the death of the imam Moussa al-Kadhim, a great-grandson of the prophet Muhammad. However, figures published…

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