The new report came out of public killing and other atrocities committed against the people in Mosul who had leaked information to Iraqi security forces by ISIS militants. A number of people whose bullet-riddled bodies were hung from telephone poles for communicating information to Iraqi forces by cellphone.
ISIS using child as soldiers for killing civilians
The United Nations human rights office said IS fighters killed around 70 civilians in Mosul this week, including torture, sexual exploitation of women and girls, and use of child soldiers who were filmed killing civilians.
Recently a video was leaked in which ISIS militants forcing people to retreat their dense urban quarter from Iraqi’s second-largest city for using them as human shields.
The UN human rights office in Geneva said IS shot and killed 40 people on Tuesday after accusing them of treason and collaboration, saying they shared information with Iraqi security forces by cellphone. The bodies were hung from electricity poles in Mosul
A day later, the terrorist reportedly shot to death 20 civilians at a military base and bodies were hung at a traffic intersection in Mosul, with signs saying they used cellphones to leak information. A resident of Mosul, reached by telephone, said crowds have been watching the killings in horror. One victim was a former police colonel, said, speaking on condition of anonymity out of fear for his safety.
Military found mass grave of more than 100 bodies
Till now, IS militants have been killed thousands of innocent people with suspected links to the security forces. Recently Security forces found a mass grave in the town of Hamam al-Alil, 20 km away south of Mosul, containing around 100 bodies.
IS extremists using people as human shield
Meanwhile, the militants have gone door-to-door in villages south of Mosul, forcing people at gunpoint to come with them in their fortified. Battle in Mosul’s dense urban areas is expected to be heavy and it will slow the advance of Iraqi forces to avoid casualties as there are thousands of people living there.
IS militants have boasted of the atrocities by posting photos and video online. The United Nations has urged authorities to collect evidence of IS abuses of Civilians to use in eventually action against the militants in tribunals.
On the other hand, Iraqi troops are continuously advancing from four fronts on Mosul, the last major IS holdout in Iraq.