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HRW: Vicious Torture Part of Daily Life Under Islamic State

An international human rights group says that under the rule of Islamic State terrorists, brutal torture is an everyday occurrence and escape attempts will elicit, in many cases, a swift execution. A new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW) outlines some of the ways Islamic State (also known as ISIS) attempts to control civilians in the areas it has taken over and details the extent to which the group will go to keep people from fleeing. Residents who fled from villages in Iraq’s...

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