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Iraq: Thanks, But We'll Keep Executing People

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Iraq has executed nearly 100 people so far this year, a big increase over previous years that has intensified concern about whether defenda...

Iraqi Parliamentarian Acquitted For "Crime" of Visiting Israel

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Heather Robinson

Following a visit to Israel in September, the Iraqi Parliament stripped human rights activist Alusi of his legal immunity and threatened him with prosecution for the "crime" of visiting Israel.

Shiites Released In Once-Praised Case Over Sunni Deaths

Washington Post | Amit R. Paley and Zaid Sabah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two former high-ranking Shiite government officials charged with kidnapping and killing scores of Sunnis were ordered released Monday after prosecutor...