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Rights Group: Iraqi Militias Used Foreign-Supplied Weapons to Commit War Crimes

An Amnesty International report released Thursday said militias allied with Iraqi troops are committing war crimes with arms provided to the Iraqi military by at least 16 countries, including the U.S., Russia and Iran. The rights group said the predominately Shi'ite Muslim militias are collectively known as the Hashid Shaabi. Amnesty said they committed war crimes such as arbitrary killings and torture, using weapons from Iraqi military stockpiles, the group...

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