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Iraq: Campaign of Mass Murders of Sunni Prisoners

Email Iraqi security forces and militias affiliated with the government appear to have unlawfully executed at least 255 prisoners in six Iraqi cities and villages since June 9, 2014. In all but one case, the executions took place while the fighters were fleeing Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) and other armed groups. The vast majority of security forces and militias are Shia, while the murdered prisoners were Sunni. At least eight of those killed were boys. (Baghdad) – Iraqi security forces and militias affiliated with the government appear to have unlawfully executed at least 255…

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