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Iraq/Kurdistan Region: Former ISIS Suspects Stuck in Limbo

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Iraqi soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint in Nineveh, Iraq. Friday Dec. 4, 2020.  © 2020 AP Photo/Samya Kullab (Beirut, October 28, 2021) – Dozens of Sunni Arab men who served prison time or were acquitted in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region for Islamic State (ISIS) connections risk rearrest or retaliation if they try to reunite with their families in areas controlled by Baghdad, Human Rights Watch said today. Some of the men were boys as young as 14 when Kurdish security forces arrested them. The men are currently stuck in a camp in the Kurdistan region, after being released…

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