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Sunni prisoners in Iraq physically, psychologically abused

Nasiriyah Prison


Sunni prisoners at Nasiriyah Prison are systematically tortured, a message from the prisoners to the Baghdad Post revealed Saturday. 


The message reveals the Sunni prisoners are being physically and psychologically tortured. 


The message has urged the United Nations' Human Rights Committee to take action against such abuses. 


Sunnis in Iraq are frequently abused by Shia militias closely linked with Iran and the Shia-dominated government.