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UN 'Shocked and Appalled' At Mass Execution of 38 ISIS Members in Iraq

Added: 15.12.2017 19:05 | 21 views | 0 comments

The United Nations had harsh words for Iraq on Friday after the mass-hanging of 38 men at a prison, the largest number of executions in a single day for Baghdad since September, when 42 were put to death in the same prison, according to The Australian. The UN called on Baghdad to immediately halt all executions after it hung 38 jihadists that were affiliated with the Islamic State or al-Qaeda for terrorism offenses at the prison in the southern city of Nasiriyah, according to provincial authorities. "We are deeply shocked and appalled at the mass execution on Thursday," United Nations human rights office spokeswoman Liz Throssell told reporters in Geneva. Throssell warned that the hangings...

Iraq hangs 38 members of ISIS, Al-Qaeda for 'terrorism'

Added: 14.12.2017 14:45 | 7 views | 0 comments

December 14, 2017 10:45 PM
NASIRIYAH, Iraq (AFP) - Iraq hanged 38 militants belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Al-Qaeda for terrorism offences on Thursday (Dec 14) in the southern city of Nasiriyah, provincial authorities said.


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