Finland Sentences Iraqi Man for War Crimes

March 22, 2016 4:27 PM

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A Finnish court has given an Iraqi man a 13-month suspended sentence for war crimes committed in his home country last year, finding him guilty of degrading the body of a dead enemy soldier.

The Kanta-Hame District Court says the 23-year-old former Iraqi army soldier had desecrated the body, describing his actions as humiliating.

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