Feature - Iraq's Post-ISIS Crackdown
Having eliminated ISIS from the country, Iraqi authorities have launched a campaign of retribution against alleged ISIS sympathizers. A corrupt and cruel system has used a broad brush to label thousands of men and boys as ISIS affiliates and hundreds have been hung despite the lack of firm evidence. At the same time, thousands of Sunni families with alleged ties to ISIS fighters have been interned in camps, where they’re abused and denied aid.
Moises Saman, who has comprehensively documented Iraq’s war against ISIS, returned to the north of the country to cover these new developments for the New...