Iraq sentences 16 Turkish women to death over IS ties
Mar 01, 2018, 07:09
An Iraqi criminal court on Sunday sentenced to death 15 Turkishwomen after finding them guilty of belonging to the ISIS terrorist group, a judicial official said. Verdicts may be subject to appeals.
Another Turkishwoman accused of joining the jihadist group was given a life sentence, the official said, adding they had all acknowledged the charges against them.
Another Turkishwoman was sentenced to death last week and 10 others of various nationalities to life in prison, all for alleged Islamic State membership.
Four of the women, all of whom were dressed in black, were accompanied by young children in the courtroom, he said.
Also on Thursday, an Iraqi newspaper reported that more than 1,500 foreign women and children from the families of IS militants are being held by the Iraqi authorities, which are coordinating with the countries of origin to decide their fate.
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On Thursday, the Iraqi authorities handed over four women and 27 children from IS families to Russian Federation, after being cleared of charges of involvement in terrorist operations against civilians or security forces, Iraqi Foreign Ministry said.
Thousands of foreigners fought in Syria and Iraq on the side of an "Islamic state" at least from 2014, reminds Reuters. "She is also convicted of complicity in attacking Iraqi security forces", Biraqdar said. Iraq in December declared victory over the IS, which had seized control of almost a third of the country in 2014. While IS has been driven from its major strongholds, militants have continued to carry out suicide bombings and other attacks.
"The central criminal court of Iraq, after reviewing the case of 16 Turkish citizens, have confirmed the latter's involvement with the IS activities..."
Several rights groups have condemned Iraq's treatment of suspected militants, pointing to inhumane prison conditions and a judicial process which does adhere to global standards.
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