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ISIS Trials are Robbing Victims of Their Rights

Expand An ISIS suspect held for questioning by Iraqi forces near Mosul. © 2016 Safin Hamed/Getty Images The Islamic State is on the back foot in Iraq. While the implosion of ISIS is clearly welcome news for Iraqis who suffered so much under its murderous rule, it’s less clear what should be done with those ISIS members who haven’t already fled or been killed in combat. Iraq’s current approach is not only deeply flawed, but downright dangerous too. I have witnessed at first-hand how Iraqi forces are screening, detaining and trying men and boys for ISIS affiliation. The way they’re picked up…

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