Children Killed, Wounded Fleeing ISIS; 116 Killed Across Iraq


Children Killed, Wounded Fleeing ISIS; 116 Killed Across Iraq

The United Nations warned
Iraq that hastening death sentences for accused militants would likely
increase the number of innocent people executed for crimes they did not commit.
Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said
that Iraq suffers from a “a consistent failure to respect due process and
fair trial standards, including a reliance on torture to extract confessions.”

Iraqi Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi appeared in
Parliament to address allegations of corruption. Instead of responding to the
charges, he turned the tables and accused
several others of corruption, including Speaker Salim al-Jabouri.

The General Directorate of Health in Dohuk province reported the births
of 18,995 babies in displaced persons camps since August 2014 but criticized a
lack of assistance from Baghdad.

At least 116 people were killed and 22 were wounded
in recent violence:

In Baghdad, a bomb killed
two people and wounded four
in the neighborhood of Jafri Naddaf. One
person was killed and seven were wounded
in a Shabb bombing. An
airstrike north of the city left a wali
and several assistants dead

A child
was killed and five others were wounded
by a roadside blast in Tel
. The group was trying to flee Daesh territory.

Gunmen killed
a civilian
in Jurf al-Meleh.

A soldier
was killed and two more were wounded
by a sniper in Tarmiya.

Clashes in Nukhaib left four
security members wounded and seven militants dead

Fighting to free Jazirat al-Khalidiya left 73
militants dead

A strike on Romana left 25
militants dead

At least two
suicide bombers were killed
in Thar Thar.

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