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Investigating a Massacre, Iraq Should Address Root Causes

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image People walk outside Iraqi Criminal Court in Baghdad's Karkh district, Iraq, May 5, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File On December 31, Iraqi security forces killed 20 people from a single family in a raid on a home in Jableh district in Babil governorate, south of Baghdad. Security forces carried out the raid after reportedly receiving false information about a suspect purportedly living there. While the Iraqi government swiftly opened an investigation, the authorities should examine how security forces often appear to rely on unsubstantiated, questionable,…

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