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Iraqi Civilians Fleeing ISIS in Mosul Face Torture and Death in Revenge Attacks: Amnesty

Iraqi government forces and paramilitary militias have tortured, arbitrarily detained, forcibly disappeared and executed thousands of civilians who have fled the rule of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), Amnesty International said in a new report published Tuesday. The U.K.-based rights group warned in the new report, Punished for Daesh’s Crimes, that, as the Mosul offensive begins, thousands of civilians are at risk of revenge attacks if they flee the city the militant Islamist group has held since June 2014.
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