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Released Prisoners Tell of IS Torture, Executions

Saad Khelef Ali Feraj covered his face with his hands and started sobbing. “I can’t describe how I feel," he says. "I was dead.” A former policeman, Feraj was one of 69 Sunni Arabs imprisoned and tortured by Islamic State (IS) militants before being freed in a joint Kurdish-U.S. military raid October 22. In a video released by the Kurdistan Region Security Council on Monday, Feraj spoke of repeated beatings, of plastic bags being placed over his head, of his brother being...

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