U.N. team, approved a year ago, starts work on Islamic State crimes in Iraq

An Iraqi security forces member gestures toward a mass grave in the town of Hammam al-Alil, which was seized from Islamic State, Iraq, November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani/File Photo

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A U.N. investigative team that will collect and preserve evidence of acts by Islamic State in Iraq that may be war crimes, crimes against humanity or genocide started work this week, nearly a year after the Security Council created it. At last September’s annual U.N. gathering of world leaders, the council […]

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