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Iraqi interior minister admits ‘death squads’ exist

Iraq’s interior minister has acknowledged the existence of so-called death squads within certain security forces but denied any link with his own ministry. Bayan Jabr Solagh, in an interview with the BBC on Wednesday, pointed the finger at special security forces that provide protection for ministries and key installations, as well as the myriad private security companies in Iraq. Asked if there were unofficial death squads operating within these security forces, he replied: “Sometimes, yes, I can tell you… with these security companies it is not right… you do not know what they are doing. Full Story

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