HRW reports mass executions in Iraq

[JURIST] Analysts at Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] announced Thursday that members of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) [BBC backgrounder] executed more than 160 men [press release] in at least two locations between June 11 and 14. HRW concluded that ISIS committed mass executions [press release] after seizing control of the city of Tikrit [JURIST report] earlier this month, extrapolating from satellite photography and photographs released by ISIS of the executions. Although ISIS claims…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/06/hrw-reports-mass-executions-in-iraq.php

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