Aug. 9, 2021

Detainee deaths spark outrage on Iraqi social media

Iraq/Society

The story: Fresh allegations of deadly torture in prisons and detention centers in Iraq have sparked a wave of anger on Iraqi social media. The popular backlash comes especially after the recent deaths of three detainees in mysterious circumstances within hours of their arrests.

The coverage: Al-Fallujah TV, a channel affiliated with prominent Sunni politician Khamis Al-Khanjar, has over the past week interviewed rights activists and members of the Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights (IHCHR) to follow up on the issue of prisoner abuse...

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