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Amnesty International: Iraqi Forces Torture, Kill Sunni Men Fleeing IS

Amnesty International reports that Iraqi government forces and paramilitaries have arbitrarily detained, tortured and killed male Sunni civilians who have escaped from Islamic State areas and are suspected of having ties to the extremists. “As the battle to retake Mosul gets underway, it is crucial that Iraqi authorities take steps to ensure these appalling abuses do not happen again,” Amnesty said in a report published Tuesday. “There can be no justification for extrajudicial executions,...

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