Iraq VP calls for UN investigation into civilian deaths Joe Shaulis at 4:27 PM ET
[JURIST] Allegations that members of the US military killed civilians in Iraq [JURIST news archive] should be investigated by the United Nations [official website] and an Iraqi-US committee, Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi [CFR profile] said Monday. Al-Hashimi, a Sunni, described the allegations, along with the Abu Ghraib prison scandal [JURIST news archive], as part of a pattern of human rights violations by occupation forces.
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