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Take Slavery in Iraq to the International Criminal Court
World  (tags: Iraq, slavery, sex workers, Refugees&Relief, violence, politics, HumanRights, humanrights, conflict )

Roger
- 5 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
- 6 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
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
- 36 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.
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
- 43 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...
Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani
World  (tags: world, violence, war, iraq, Turkey, politics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 57 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.
Could Iraq's Tribes Provide the Glue That Keeps the Country From Falling Apart?
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, government, middle-east, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 59 days ago - csmonitor.com
Saddam Hussein tapped Iraq's tribes, which cross geographic and ethnic lines, to bolster his regime. Now some tribesmen are offering to help fend off the self-declared Islamic State.
ISIS's Nightmare: Fierce Kurdish Women Fighters
World  (tags: world, war, violence, middle-east, iraq, ISIS, women in battle, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 63 days ago - alternet.org
In the battle for Kobani, Syria, Kurdish women warriors are said to terrify ISIS.
Islamists Destroy 7th Century Church, Mosque in Tikrit, Iraq
World  (tags: Islamists, Christians, Iraq )

David
- 80 days ago - aina.org
Islamists in Tikrit have destroyed The Assyrian Green Church, built in 700 A.D., and Forty Shrine, the oldest Islamic religious shrine in Iraq. ISIS has destroyed churches, religious shrines and mosques in the provinces of Kirkuk and Nineveh.
Civilian Deaths Mount as US Bombing of Syria Expands
World  (tags: War & Peace, U.S., Iraq, Syria, War on Terror )

Judy
- 82 days ago - commondreams.org
'We will pay with our blood,' says Abu Ibrahim, who fled his city of Raqqa ahead of US bombing. 'In big wars, the civilian will pay.'
"..But, Don't We Have to Do Something About ISIS?"
World  (tags: IS/IL, USA, Obama, obama administration, war, Syria, Iraq, war on terror, terrorists, Arab World, politics, MIC, imperialism, anti war movement )

Angelika
- 82 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The most frequently asked question I'm hearing, including among people who have been active in opposing U.S. wars, is "but, don't we have to do something about ISIS?" Yes, "we" do. We -people living in this country- do have to send a loud message >>
French Hostage Herve Gourdel Beheaded By Militants In Algeria: US Watchdog
World  (tags: Algeria, France, Iraq, Syria, Herve Gourdel, Jund al-Khilafah, ISIL, Daesh, Human Rights, terrorism, violence, death, crime, politics, middle-east, world )

Carrie
- 83 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Herve Gourdel was kidnapped in Algeria's northeast on Sunday by militants of Jund al-Khilafah. The group threatened to kill the man if France did not halt its participation in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq.
ISIS Turned Iraq Into 'Blood-Soaked Killing Fields'
World  (tags: ISIS, Muslims, Islam, murder, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, conflict, death, freedoms, HumanRights, middle-east, iraq, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, terrorists, violence, war, world )

Ge
- 93 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Gruesome evidence has emerged of attempted ethnic cleansing by Isis, with Amnesty International claiming that the terrorist group has turned northern Iraq into 'blood-soaked killing fields'. The London-based rights group says that Isis, also known as
To Defeat the Islamic State, Follow the Money
World  (tags: money, oil, ISIL, violence, war, world, Iraq, Syria, middle-east, politics, terrorism, freedoms, conflict )

Carrie
- 97 days ago - politico.com
President Obama is laying out his strategy to counter the Islamic State, whose rampages across Iraq and Syria have riveted Americans' attention on a zone of conflict that many had hoped to forget. Many are urging him to step up military action.
Anjem Choudary: The British Extremist Who Backs the Caliphate
World  (tags: Radical Islam, Anjem Choudary, UK, Human Rights, ISIS, Iraq, Syria, jihadists, violence, politics, news, middle-east, world, society, freedoms, crime, ethics )

Carrie
- 100 days ago - theguardian.com
Anjem Choudary, the radical Muslim linked to many Britons who have fought in Syria, talks about stoning women, rejecting democracy & freedom, & why executions are OK.It goes without saying that the vision of Islam espoused by Choudary is not one shared by
What Is Islamic State? ISIS for Dummies
World  (tags: ISIS, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Middle East, War, Ethnic cleansing )

Barry
- 101 days ago - bbc.com
Its brutal tactics - including mass killings and abductions of members of religious and ethnic minorities, as well as the beheadings of soldiers and journalists - have sparked fear and outrage across the world and prompted US military intervention.
 

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