Iraq conflict: Militants 'may have committed war crimes', says UN

June 16, 2014 11:03 PM

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Iraq conflict: Militants 'may have committed war crimes', says UN

Sunni insurgents in northern Iraq have carried out summary executions of hundreds of captured soldiers, the UN's human rights chief says.

The systematic killings "almost certainly amounted to war crimes," according to Navi Pillay.

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