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Iraq: Still paying a high price after a decade of abuses

Headline Title:  A decade of abuses in Iraq 11 March 2013 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 ill-treatment of detainees committed by Iraqi security forces and by foreign troops in the wake of the 2003 invasion.It highlights the Iraqi authorities’ continuing failure to observe their obligations…

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