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Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL1289, tabled on 18 July 2014

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Iraq regarding allegations of summary executions of captured persons, prisoners kept in prison after the end of their sentences, and other violations of human rights.

Answered on

28 July 2014

We have raised these allegations with the Government of Iraq and called on them to ensure that Iraqi Security Forces’ actions are compliant with international human rights and international humanitarian law. We have also called on them to ensure that all perpetrators of human rights abuses in Iraq are brought to justice in accordance with the rule of law.