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Swedish Court Says Abuses Against ISIS Fighters Still War Crimes

Expand A member of the Iraqi security forces walks past a wall painted with the black flag commonly used by ISIS in Mosul, Iraq, January 8, 2017.  © 2017 Reuters On February 19, a Swedish court convicted a former Iraqi officer for war crimes against Islamic State (also known as ISIS) fighters in Iraq. The evidence was pictures and videos he had posted on Facebook of himself with the bodies of men who had been beheaded. The Orebro district court sentenced the 38-year-old defendant to 15 months in prison for an outrage against personal dignity. This judgment may not seem particularly important…

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