UN Says Death Toll in Iraq Much Higher than Previously Reported

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In Iraq during July and August the death rate averaged almost 100 a day.  Torture by sectarian militias is "out of control."  The "generalized breakdown of law and order" is a serious challenge" to the country's institutions. That's from a report by the UN Assistance Mission in Iraq's Human Rights office

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Richard Oppel - New York Times

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