ISIS atrocities in Iraq include mass executions, sex slavery, UN says

October 2, 2014 11:06 AM

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ISIS atrocities in Iraq include mass executions, sex slavery, UN says

Islamic State in Iraq and Syria insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women and girls as sex slaves, and used children as fighters in systematic violations that may amount to war crimes, the United Nations said on Thursday.

In a report issued in Geneva based on 500 interviews, it also said Iraqi government air strikes on the Sunni Muslim militants had caused "significant civilian deaths" by hitting villages, a school and hospitals in violation of international law.

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