IRAQ: COP SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR KILLING PROTESTERS
December 2, 2019:
An Iraqi court sentenced a police officer to death on 1st December 2019 after convicting him of killing demonstrators, in the first such sentence in two months of deadly civil unrest. (Sources: PTI, 01/12/2019)
The Kut criminal court sentenced the police major to be hanged and jailed a police lieutenant colonel for seven years for their roles in the deaths of seven protesters in the southern city on 2 November, judicial sources said.