Iraq executes 26 people for terrorism offences (1)

Khaleej Times 2014.01.21 15:50
(Reuters) / 21 January 2014 Justice Minister Hassan Al Shimari says among the executed was Adel Al Mashhadani, a Sahwa militia leader in Baghdad who was famous for sectarian crimes. Iraq has hanged 26 people convicted of terrorism offences, the Justice Ministry announced on Tuesday, pursuing a practice of mass executions despite international criticism. All those executed on Sunday were Iraqi nationals.
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