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Iraq: ISIS Dumped Hundreds in Mass Grave

Iraq: ISIS Dumped Hundreds in Mass Grave

Via Human Rights Watch | - - Security Forces, Prisoners, Women, Among Those Executed (Erbil) – The Islamic State (also known as ISIS) executed and dumped the bodies of possibly hundreds of…
Iraq: ISIL Attacking Civilians in Mosul Retreat

Iraq: ISIL Attacking Civilians in Mosul Retreat

Human Rights Watch | - - Calls ‘Unbelievers’ Valid Targets (Erbil) – Fighters with the [so-called] Islamic State [Group} (also known as ISIL) have indiscriminately attacked civilian areas in eastern Mosul with…
Russia/Syria: War Crimes in Month of Bombing Aleppo

Russia/Syria: War Crimes in Month of Bombing Aleppo

Human Rights Watch (New York) – The Russian-Syrian coalition committed war crimes during a month-long aerial bombing campaign of opposition-controlled territory in Aleppo in September and October 2016. The Violations Documentation Center,…

Trumping Terrorism with Torture?

By Rebecca Gordon | (Informed Comment) | - - Why do Republican candidates for the presidency keep promising to commit war crimes? GOP standard-bearer Donald Trump guarantees he’ll torture terrorists and “take…