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HRW: Iraqi Troops, Militias Looted and Burned Homes

Iraqi troops and militias who pushed Islamic State fighters from the northern town of Amerli last September proceeded to loot and burn down homes and businesses, Human Rights Watch said in a new report Wednesday. Relying on interview with victims and witnesses, as well as satellite images, the report says militiamen took items such as televisions, clothes and electrical wiring before setting fire to buildings. The looting and destruction extended to 47 villages around Amerli. Human...

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