Conviction of ex-MP angers Iraq's Sunnis

Death penalty against former member of parliament risks weakening Sunni support needed in the fight against ISIL.

    A Sunni member of parliament in Iraq has been sentenced to death for his part in the killing of two soldiers.

    The decision has angered his supporters and it could have an impact on the fight against ‎the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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