Islamic State committing 'staggering' violations in Iraq: U.N. report

October 2, 2014 9:21 AM

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Thu Oct 2, 2014 5:49am EDT

GENEVA (Reuters) - Islamic State 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.

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