Oct. 19, 2021

Torture in Iraq’s prisons reaches epidemic proportions

Iraq/Society

In a shocking video circulating on Iraqi social media, a young man reveals gruesome wounds inflicted on his hand as a result of torture allegedly at the hands of federal police intelligence officers in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk Governorate.

According to information obtained by Amwaj.media, the man is 28-year-old Hassan Muhammad Aswad. He is said to have been arrested in June in Kirkuk Governorate on charges of terrorism. After being allegedly tortured by federal police, it came to light that he had been arrested because...

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Mustafa Saadoon
Mustafa Saadoon
Mustafa Saadoon is an Iraqi journalist as well as the founder and director of the Iraqi ... Full Bio
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