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More victims of Saddam's purge found, Kurds seek justice

The recent discovery of additional mass graves of Iraqi Kurds is prompting renewed calls for collaborators with the former Iraqi regime to be prosecuted.

SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq — As authorities find more mass graves of Iraqi Kurds believed to have been killed during Saddam Hussein's extermination campaign in the 1980s, one survivor is working to halt the victims' exhumation until more perpetrators are brought to justice.

Four mass graves have been discovered in recent weeks in the desert of Iraq's Muthanna province. The Kurdish region of Iraq is in the north, but many prisoners were taken to Muthanna, about 200 miles south of Baghdad.

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