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Families hunt for Iraq’s ‘lost’

At the small, crowded prisoner-tracking department of the Ministry of Human Rights (MOHR), tears often flow freely. “He was arrested from his house on December 25,” sobs Jameela Abdullah Hikmet, who was looking for her brother, Jameel Abdullah Hikmet. With thousands of Iraqis kidnapped and arrested over the past three years, often in murky circumstances, the MOHR has become one more place Iraqis look for missing relatives. More than 34,000 Iraqis, according to MOHR figures, are held at one of the dozens of prisons across the country run by either the US military or the Iraqi Ministries of Interior, Defense, and Justice. Full Story

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