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UN Condemns Execution of Iraqi Woman Lawyer by IS Militants

The United Nations has condemned the assassination of an Iraqi human rights attorney by Islamic State militants this week, after the activist spoke out against the destruction the group has caused in Mosul. Sameera Ali al-Nuaimy was kidnapped from her home and tortured for five days before being shot to death Monday in a public square. The U.N. envoy to Iraq called the Islamic State's actions "cowardice beyond description." The Gulf Center for Human Rights says the...

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