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'Scathing': Clamor Grows for Iraq War Inquiry Redactions From Senior Whitehall Figures
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq carnage, Islamic State, Europe, Human rights, Iraq, UK, USA, Violence, War )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Draft reports of a public inquiry into the UK's 2003 Iraq war have rattled Britain's establishment, with senior Whitehall figures battling to sanitize its findings. Critics say the war was central to the rise of ISIS, and the fragmentation of Iraq.
UK Military Face Damning Report Into Bloody Iraq Battle, Torture & Mutilation
Offbeat  (tags: Arms, Army, Clashes, Conflict, Human rights, Intelligence, Iraq, Scandal, Shooting, UK, Violence, War )

Ray
- 3 days ago - rt.com
UK defense officials face heated condemnation this week as the findings of a public inquiry into one of Britain's most brutal battles in recent years surfaces. UK troops have been accused of the unlawful murder and torture of Iraqi citizens in 2004.
Take Slavery in Iraq to the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: Iraq, slavery, sex workers, Refugees&Relief, violence, politics, HumanRights, humanrights, conflict )

Roger
- 7 days ago - walkfree.org
Thousands of women and girls in Iraq have reportedly been forced into marriage and sexual slavery by Islamic State fighters Khandhar Kaliphs daughter is one of them. She said she is going to be sold as a slave for $10.What can a father say to that?
For Yazidi Women, Escaping ISIS Doesn't Mean The Ordeal Is Over
World  (tags: women, Yazidi women, ISIS, sexual atrocities, society, culture, middle east, iraq, world )

Cal
- 8 days ago - npr.org
The Yazidis, a small ethno-religious minority concentrated in Iraq's north, already were a conservative, insular community. Now, families are torn between empathy for the suffering women and generations of tribal codes of honor that have never faced such
Iraqi TV Host Breaks Down in Tears at Plight of Christians   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Christians, Iraq, ISIS, culture, ethics, media, religion, sadness, violence )

Sabina
- 32 days ago - youtube.com
Iraqi Poet Abu Al-Hassanein Al-Rub'i: "The Christians have done nothing wrong. They haven't hurt a soul. On the contrary, they are peaceful people, who love all sects. They are honorable people, with high moral values.
Save the Iraqi Christian Community!
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Iraqis, Christians, Islam, Muslims, war, ISIS, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, murder, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, world )

Penny
- 33 days ago - citizengo.org
Today, the world is witnessing the mass persecution and genocide of the Iraqi Christian population. Sadly, the international community has expressed very little concern about their fate, with few coming to their aid. The disappearance of the Christian
Modern War: A True Global Health Emergency
Health & Wellness  (tags: World, War & Peace, Rights, Public Health, Healthcare, Iraq, Imperialism )

Judy
- 37 days ago - commondreams.org
A unique historical moment to look at global health, with a special look at Iraq after more than twenty years of war
Boy Who Lost Dad And Uncle In Iraq Finds Comfort, Proves Why Military Family Services Matter
Society & Culture  (tags: Iraq, Afghanistan, children, family, Americans, military, society, Project Focus, humans, death, education )

Carrie
- 37 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rosanna Powers' fiancé and brother died within 30 hours of each other in Iraq in 2004. Now, just over a decade after their deaths, she sees both of them in her 11-year-old son -- a comforting but difficult reality.
They Survived the Islamic State. Can They Make It Through the Winter?
World  (tags: Yazidis, world, politics, middle-east, ISIS, humanrights, Refugees&Relief, iraq )

Cal
- 38 days ago - globalpost.com
After fleeing IS militants in Iraq, many Yazidis are surviving in makeshift shelters in the open air. Just wait till the snow comes.
Bush Has No Regrets About Iraq Invasion, Except Rise of ISIS
Offbeat  (tags: Army, Iraq, Military, USA, War )

Ray
- 39 days ago - rt.com
Former US President George W. Bush still believes the invasion of Iraq in 2003 was the right thing to do and has no regrets, except that a "violent group of people have risen up again," he said in an interview with CBS News referring to ISIS.
ISIS Executions: 1,000 Iraqi Civilians Killed In ISIS-Controlled Towns Since June ~ Hundreds More Found In Mass Graves (TEXT and
World  (tags: ISIL/ISIS/Daesh, violence, Iraq, Human Rights, middle-east, freedoms, death, ethics, terrorism )

Carrie
- 45 days ago - ibtimes.com
That number does not include the more than 820 people found in mass graves and in rivers in Iraq during the same period of time. The rate of executions per month increased dramatically every month from July to October, indicating a possible parallel...
Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Blackwater, Iraq, Erik Prince, Blackwater guilty verdicts )

Judy
- 56 days ago - firstlook.org
A federal jury in Washington, D.C., returned guilty verdicts against four Blackwater operatives charged with killing more than a dozen Iraqi civilians and wounding scores of others in Baghdad in 2007.
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 59 days ago - npr.org
Turkey says it is assisting Iraqi Kurdish fighters in crossing into Syria to aid their brethren in the embattled city of Kobani, where Kurds have fought a fierce defense action for weeks against besieging Islamic State militants.
We're Doing Almost Nothing To Protect Local Translators In Iraq And Afghanistan ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Oliver, Afghanistan, Iraq, translators, interpreters, military, immigration red tape, protection, government, ethics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 60 days ago - digg.com
Translators who have aided the U.S. military in Afghanistan and Iraq are in great danger in their home countries, but red tape is making it impossible for many of them to leave. John Oliver interviews Mohammad, one translator who made it out.
 

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