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Freed IS Hostages Tell of Physical, Psychological Torture

The last thing that came to Saad Khalaf Ali's mind as his Islamic State interrogators smothered him with a plastic bag was his two wives and children. Then everything went dark. He was jolted back to his senses by an electric current coursing through his body, and came round soaked in water and gasping for breath on the floor of a prison in northern Iraq. The former policeman is one of many Iraqis to have suffered at the hands of the Islamic State group, which tortures, executes or...

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