BRING HOME CITIZENS FACING HANGING IN IRAQ

SHE SAID IRAQ'S LEGAL SYSTEM WAS MARRED BY VERY SERIOUS STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS .

AGNES CALLAMARD QUESTIONS DUE PROCESS IN IRAQI COURT, BUT PARIS INSISTS ISIL-LINKED SUSPECTS SHOULD BE TRIED ABROAD.

She said Iraq's legal system was "marred by very serious structural problems".

A top UN human rights expert has called on the government of France to repatriate and try seven French nationals sentenced to death on "terror" charges in Iraq, drawing a sharp rebuke from Paris. In a statement issued on...

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