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AMS: Set sectarian figures as security ministers; "brings shame" on international community.
In a new statement, AMS has confirmed that the assigning of security ministries to personalities known for its criminal sectarian history, will remain a blot on the conscience of the international community, and considered as a heinous crime no less than the crimes of sectarian killings themselves. AMS in the statement considered the appointment of ...
 
   
Iraq News Summary (23 October 2014)
Four Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 Iraq shootings of 31 unarmed civilians After more than seven years on the crime; a federal jury in Washington convicted four Blackwater guards Wednesday in the fatal shooting of 17 unarmed Iraqis. The guilty verdicts on murder, manslaughter and gun charges marked a sweeping victory for prosecutors, who ...
 
   
New UN Report; Alarming Rise in Use of Death Penalty in Iraq
Top United Nations officials are calling on Government of Iraq to impose a moratorium on the use of the death penalty after a new UN report found an alarming rise in executions carried out by the country since capital punishment was restored in 2005. A report published on Sunday, 19 October 2014, by top United Nations officials documents the alarming ...