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HRW: Iraqi Forces Execute 255 Prisoners

A global human rights group is accusing Iraqi security forces and militias associated with the government of unlawfully executing at least 255 prisoners in the last month. Human Rights Watch said Saturday the executions took place in six Iraqi towns and villages since June 9, calling them an "outrageous violation of international law." The group said most of the victims were Sunni prisoners who were fleeing the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and other armed groups. At...

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