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Iraq’s ISIS Trials Don’t Deliver Justice – Including for Children

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. Over the past two years, Iraqi courts have processed more than 20,000 terrorism cases against the Islamic State (also known as ISIS) suspects, including hundreds of children. But a new United Nations report finds that far from delivering justice, these trials are seriously flawed.   The UN monitored more than 600 trial hearings against ISIS suspects in 2018 and 2019. It found judges relied heavily on confessions,…

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