Disappearances Grow as Iraqi Troops Detain Fleeing Fallujah Civilians

(You think I am over-reacting to the push for official blacklists being accepted in the US? Lists that separate those on them from their constitutional rights? Read this and keep in mind, we are advising the Iraq military and the Shite death squads)

by Jason Ditz, AntiWar

While the Iraqi government made a big deal over the weekend of arresting some members of their allied Shi’ite militias for kidnapping, torturing, and killing refugees from ISIS-held Fallujah, the problem appears to just be growing, with the Iraqi military itself now reportedly rounding up people on the same pretext as the militias were, and shipping them to a detention center, just like the militias were.

Civilians at a refugee camp in Amriyat al-Fallujah say there is growing despair over the fate of the hundreds of men, husbands, sons, etc., who were captured by security forces while trying to flee through the area the government ordered them to use, and are being held as suspected ISIS.

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