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Iraq: ISIS Child Suspects Arbitrarily Arrested, Tortured

March 5, 2019 Video ISIS Child Suspects Arbitrarily Arrested, Tortured in Iraq Children involved in armed conflict are entitled to rehabilitation and reintegration, not torture and prison. (Geneva) – Iraqi and Kurdistan Regional Government authorities have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged Islamic State (also known as ISIS) affiliation, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The prosecutions are often based on dubious accusations and forced confessions obtained through torture.   The 53-page report, “‘Everyone Must Confess’: Abuses against Children Suspected…

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