Thursday, January 5, 2017

International Ethos: Amnesty warns US, EU weapons used to commit war crimes in Iraq

Militias fighting alongside Iraqi troops against Daesh are committing war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by the United States, Europe, Russia and Iran, Amnesty International said on Thursday.


The rights group said that predominantly Iran-backed militias, known collective as the Hashdi al-Shaabi, were using weapons from Iraqi military stockpiles to commit war crimes including enforced disappearances, torture and summary killings.
 [dailysabah.com]
5/1/17
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