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Rights group recounts IS atrocities in Libya’s Sirte

epa04665315 Fighters loyal to Libya's parliament General National Congress (GNC) prepare to launch attacks as they continue to fight Islamic State (IS) on the outskirts city of Sirte, Libya, 16 March  2015. According to reports, pro-government militia and fighters affiliated to the IS are fighting over control of Sirte, hometown of slain Libyan dictator Gaddafi.  EPA/STR

  CAIRO/ AP A leading international rights group on Wednesday released a report documenting atrocities by Libya’s IS affiliate — including instances of “crucifixions” and shooting a man to death for “cursing God” — in the coastal city of Sirte, a stronghold of the militants. Human Rights Watch recounts “scenes ...

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