IRAQ: TWO MEN SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR JOINING ISLAMIC STATE
July 26, 2019:
An Iraqi court has sentenced two men to death after finding them guilty of joining the Islamic State group, a judicial council said. (Sources: IraqiNews.com, 23/07/2019)
One of them was found implicated in terrorist attacks against security forces near the Baiji oil refinery and the University of Tikrit in the Sunni-majority province of Salahuddin, Baghdad Today website quoted the Supreme Judicial Council as saying in a press statement on 18 July 2019.
The other convict confessed to running a workshop for booby-trapping Islamic State vehicles in 2014, the statement read.