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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Thousands of women illegally held in Iraq, says rights watchdog

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:13pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Baghdad Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women and subjecting them to torture and abuse, a report by Human Rights Watch says Iraqi authorities are illegally detaining thousands of women, many of whom are subjected to torture and ill-treatment including the threat of sexual abuse, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday. The 105-page report contained ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Baghdad attacks kill 16 as Iraq presses Anbar assault

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 07:55pm by AFP

    ... the capital on Monday, four car bombs killed 12 people while authorities said they found the dumped bodies of three men and a woman. All were shot in the head and they appear to have been tortured ... to 2007, when corpses were often found abandoned on the streets, with the victims’ bodies bearing signs of torture. North of Baghdad in restive Diyala province, five soldiers were also wounded ...

  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Six killed in Iraq violence

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 07:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... And the body of a local council member who was kidnapped the day before was found south of Kirkuk, a disputed northern city. He was shot in the head and his body bore signs of torture ...

  4. News - World - IRAQ

    At least 500 freed in raids on Iraqi jails

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... already infamous as a centre for the torture of opponents of now-executed dictator Saddam Hussein's regime, gained further notoriety in 2004 when graphic pictures emerged showing prisoners ...



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