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Iraq Executions

Report: Iraqi Forces Executed 255 Prisoners

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2014 | World

LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces and government affiliated militias appear to have unlawfully executed at least 255 prisoners over ...

UN Chief Says Reports Of Massacre In Iraq Are 'Deeply Disturbing'

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 08.16.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Evidence shows that the Islamic militants who massacred scores of captured Iraqi soldiers "almost certainly" committed war crimes, U.N...

Iraq Carries Out 42 Executions In Single Week

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Iraq has executed 42 "terrorism" convicts over the past week, the justice minister said Thursday, defying condemnation of its extensive use of the dea...

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...

Human Rights Watch: 65 Executed In Iraq So Far In 2012

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 04.10.2012 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities executed at least 65 people in the first 40 days of 2012 for various offenses, including 14 on a single day, Human ...

Iraq Finds Bodies Of 22 Executed Shiite Pilgrims

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 11.12.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Gunmen forced their way onto a bus of traveling Shiite pilgrims Monday and shot all 22 men onboard as they traveled through western Ir...

Seven Executed Outside Iraqi Mosque

AP | HAMID AHMED | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Gunmen wearing military uniforms pulled seven people from a Sunni mosque south of Baghdad and then shot and killed them execution-styl...

Second US Soldier Found Guilty Of Iraqi 'Execution-Style' Killing

AP | GEORGE FREY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VILSECK, Germany — A U.S. soldier convicted of murder in the execution-style slayings of four blindfolded Iraqis apologized for shooting one of ...

Iraq PM Accuses US Of "Stalling" On Executions

BBC News | Jim Muir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki has criticised US forces for failing to hand over for execution three former prominent figures in Saddam Hussein's regime. The ...