Iraq: 'Islamic State' atrocities fuelled by decades of reckless arms trading

Publisher:  Amnesty International
Date Written:  08/12/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX18485

Decades of poorly regulated arms flows into Iraq as well as lax controls on the ground have provided the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS) with a large and lethal arsenal that is being used to commit war crimes and crimes against humanity on a massive scale in Iraq and Syria, Amnesty International said in a new report today.

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