According to the Minority Rights Group International and the Ceasefire Centre for Civilian Rights as many as 10,000 Iraqi women have been trafficked into sexual slavery or for ransom.
Iraq’s ambassador to the U.N., Mohamed al-Hakim, called for an investigation into reports that the Islamic State militants are harvesting organs.
At least 157 were killed and 24 were wounded.
Col. Qasim al-Obeidi, raised the number of immolation victims in al-Baghdadi by 19 people to 45 dead in total.
Militants executed eight people in Qaim.
Gunmen in Muqdadiya killed a policeman.
A civilian was gunned down in Baquba.
Two children were wounded by a blast in Mansouriya.
Thirty militants were killed in an airstrike targeting a convoy moving between Shirqat and Baiji.
In Samarra, 25 militants were killed.
Security forces killed 11 militants in al-Sger.
In Tikrit, seven militants were killed.
Many militants were killed or wounded during airstrikes in Alam.