Ruthless ‘reign of terror’ of Islamic State detailed

January 21, 2015 10:24 AM

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Ruthless ‘reign of terror’ of Islamic State detailed

GENEVA — Islamic State extremists have carried out scores of execution-style killings in Iraq this month, the United Nations said Tuesday in alleging “cruel and inhuman” punishment of adults and children in areas under their control.

In the northern city of Mosul, two men believed to be members of the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, who were accused of banditry were tied by their arms to a cross and then shot; also, two men who had been accused of homosexual acts were thrown off a rooftop in Mosul after a summar...

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