Iraq's UN Ambassador Accuses Islamic State of Harvesting Organs

February 18, 2015 6:42 PM

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Iraq's ambassador to the United Nations has invited international observers to investigate corpses discarded by Islamic State militants, whom he has accused of harvesting organs from captives.

Ambassador Mohamed Alhakim called on the Security Council to look at bodies recovered from mass shallow graves, which have been found with deep surgical cuts and missing organs.

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