Syrian-Kurdish refugee families are seen at the Quru Gusik (Kawergosk) refugee camp, 20 kilometers east of Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, on January 4, 2014. AFP PHOTO/SAFIN HAMED
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Dozens of Syrian Kurds demonstrated outside the Iraqi Kurdish parliament on Thursday calling for six men held after the sexual assault of a teenage Syrian refugee to be executed.The men, all Iraqis, were arrested after the 16-year-old girl was assaulted on the outskirts of the Iraqi Kurdish region's capital Arbil on Tuesday, police said.Three men were arrested late on Wednesday and three others more on Thursday, and the case has been referred to the courts, according to police.Dozens of Syrian Kurdish protesters then gathered outside the autonomous Kurdish region's parliament to call for the six suspects to be executed.
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