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Iraqi Shi'ite Militia Accused of Revenge Killings of Sunni Civilians

Shi'ite militias in Iraq are carrying out abductions, torture and executions against the Sunni civilian population, according to a report from Amnesty International. The attacks are thought to be carried out in revenge for the brutal actions of Sunni Islamic State fighters in northern and central Iraq. Analysts fear a new wave of sectarian violence in the country. Shi'ite militiamen, from the self-titled Mahdi Army, battled Islamic State fighters last month near the city of...

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