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UN Panel Questions Iraq Over Use of Torture

Iraqi officials were challenged Wednesday to name a single person the country had jailed for torture by a U.N. committee investigating suspected human rights abuses in a justice system that had "gone astray." "Is there anyone in Iraq in prison, sentenced for torturing another human being? Is there one person? Five? Ten?" Claudio Grossman, chairman of the U.N. Committee against Torture, asked the Iraqi delegation. Another committee member, Alessio Bruni, said...

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