THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Abd Ali al-Alawi, whose nephews were beaten to death by Iraqi police, held up a poster that portrays them and a third victim as martyrs. A probe led to the arrest of six police officers
Abd Ali al-Alawi, whose nephews were beaten to death by Iraqi police, held up a poster that portrays them and a third victim as martyrs. A probe led to the arrest of six police officers (Globe Staff Photo / Anne Barnard) Globe Staff Photo / Anne Barnard

Deaths spur calls to overhaul Iraqi police

By Anne Barnard
Globe Staff / March 31, 2005

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

BAGHDAD -- The Iraqi government's unprecedented admission that its police tortured and killed three Shi'ite Muslim militiamen while they were in custody has set off angry complaints from newly elected Shi'ite legislators who are engaged in a political battle for control of the police. (Full article: 1340 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Boston.com top stories on Twitter

    waiting for twitterWaiting for Twitter to feed in the latest...