At least 16 people were killed in the latest
United Nations human rights experts fear
that the Iraqi government will execute about 50 prisoners on Monday. The
offenders were convicted on terrorism-related charges, but many of these trials
appear to have been conducted unfairly. Iraq executed 21 convicts earlier this
week, and another 21 during October. The U.N. wants a moratorium on executions.
Near Kirkuk, security forces killed 16
militants during operations in Wadi-Zghaiton and Wadi al-Khanaji.
Author: Margaret Griffis
Margaret Griffis is a journalist from Miami Beach, Florida and has
been covering Iraqi casualties for Antiwar.com since 2006.
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