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UN Group: Terror Fight No Excuse for Rights Violations

A U.N. watchdog group has accused Iraq of violating the human rights of its citizens in the name of combating acts of terrorism.  Iraq is one of seven countries examined by the U.N. Human Rights Committee, which monitors state-parties implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The committee of 18 independent experts acknowledged Iraq’s need to adopt measures to combat acts of terrorism.  This, especially in light of the grave crimes being...

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