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TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Iraqi Christians.
World  (tags: world, politics, society, iraq, ISIS, violence, religious persecution, middle-east, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 38 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Whereas much of the nation of Iraq is overrun by the terrorist group know as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, and Whereas they threaten all Christians who live under their rule with execution unless they convert to Islam
What Is Islamic State? ISIS for Dummies
World  (tags: ISIS, Terrorism, Iraq, Syria, Middle East, War, Ethnic cleansing )

Barry
- 9 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.
There Are Reports of the Islamic State Executing Dozens of Yazidis
World  (tags: ISIS, atrocities, genocide, iraq, politics, society, world, humanrights, government, ethics, freedoms )

Cal
- 40 days ago - globalpost.com
The Yazidis in northern Iraq are used to being persecuted, but this attack was bad. The Islamic State captured Sinjar, forcing thousands from their homes.
Humanitarian Crisis Grows as ISIS Advances in Iraq
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, politics, ISIS, middle-east, iraq, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 95 days ago - breitbart.com
While the advances by jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claim most headlines regarding the current turmoil in Iraq, a growing humanitarian crisis threatens hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians
Hamas Isn't ISIS, ISIS Isn't Hamas
World  (tags: Hamas, ISIS, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Iraq, Syria, Mahmoud Abbas, Netanyahu, Larry Derfner )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - 972mag.com
If anybody accuses me of defending Hamas in what I'm about to write, I accuse them in turn of supporting the war in Gaza because they enjoy seeing Palestinian children killed. One claim is as fair as the other. Good article to think upon after it's read.
Justice for All Mother's Day 2014 ACTION
World  (tags: Mother's Day, moms, Iraq, US, humanrights, war, world, HumanRights )

Nancy
- 131 days ago - calendar-codepink.nationbuilder.com
For this Mother's Day, we reached out to Iraqi mothers asking if they have a message to give to American mothers on this day.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: Don't Bomb Iraq
World  (tags: politics, iraq, violence, world, society, obama, usa, acitvism )

Cal
- 93 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Insurgents in Iraq have taken Mosul, the country's second largest city, and they are making their way to Baghdad. Events are unfolding so rapidly in Iraq that this email may be out of date before you read it.
The Islamic State Part I
World  (tags: Sunni jihadist, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, al Qaeda, Islamic State, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS, Iraq, Syria, US weapons )

Dandelion
- 40 days ago - news.vice.com
The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni jihadist group that formerly had ties to al Qaeda, has conquered large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Flush with cash and US weapons seized during in Iraq, the Islamic State's expansion shows no sign of slowing down.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Iraq: Don't Legalize Forced Child Marriage
World  (tags: children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, ethics, middle-east, iraq, world, society, news )

Cal
- 153 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Any minute now, the Iraqi Council of Representatives will vote to legalize forced child marriage.
Stop the Genocide of Iraqi Christians
World  (tags: violence, war, iraq, crime, death )

Teresa
- 27 days ago - beheardproject.com
Join with 205,649 others. Iraq's Christians are being slaughtered by brutal jihadists. Stand with Iraq's Christians. Tell America and the world that we must prevent genocide in Iraq.
U.S., Allies Rush Heavy Weapons to Kurds to Fight Militants in Iraq
World  (tags: world, war, politics, iraq, ISIS< extremists, genocide, Refugees&Relief, society, conflict, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 35 days ago - latimes.com
The two-pronged U.S. effort is aimed at halting Iraq's slide toward disintegration less than three years after the last U.S. combat troops left.
Iraq: Don't Legalise Forced Child Marriage - SIGN PLEASE !
World  (tags: Iraq, forced child marriage, law, humanrights, society, children, sexual slavery )

Angelika
- 158 days ago - walkfree.org
Any minute now, the Iraqi Council of Representatives will vote on legalising forced child marriage. We must act urgently -- tell them to vote "no" to the Jaafari Personal Status Law now.
OP-ED: Would as Many as 1 Million Be Alive If the Media Had Done Its Job
World  (tags: war, world, society, media, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, iraq )

Cal
- 251 days ago - truth-out.org
A recent poll asked people in Britain how many Iraqis had been killed as a result of the invasion of Iraq in 2003. The answers they gave were shocking.
Iraq's Christians Feel the US and the Church Have Abandoned Them
World  (tags: world, politics, iraq, ISIS< Iraqi Christians, usa, middle-east, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 29 days ago - globalpost.com
As President Obama declares mission accomplished on Mount Sinjar, those gathered in Erbil feel forgotten.
In Iraq, An Entire Religion Faces Extinction For Something It Doesn't Believe
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, iraq, ISIS< Yazidis, persecution, death, war, humanrights )

Cal
- 37 days ago - thinkprogress.org
After ISIS began taking cities in Northern Iraq this week, some 40,000 people -- most of whom are Yazidi -- fled to the desolate peaks of Mount Sinjar, lest they be killed or forced to convert to ISIS's peculiarly brutal form of Islam
 

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