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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
- 19 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
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
- 20 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.
Barack Obama: 'America Is Coming to Help'
World  (tags: world, violence, ISIS, iraq, politics, war, death, news, usa )

Cal
- 21 days ago - macleans.ca
U.S. president authorizes airstrikes in Iraq
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
- 21 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.
Pentagon Considers Measures to Aid Iraq Refugees Fleeing Militants (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: world, Iraq, human rights, refugees and relief, ISIS, violence, humans, middle-east, government, freedoms, death, ethics, politics )

Carrie
- 21 days ago - cbsnews.com
The Pentagon is looking at conducting emergency air drops to the estimated 15,000 stranded ethnic minority Yazidis in northern Iraq, reports CBS News national security correspondent David Martin,
Why ISIS Destroyed Jonah's Tomb
World  (tags: Jonah's Tomb, ISIS, Iraq, Christians )

David
- 24 days ago - mosaicmagazine.com
The destruction of his tomb in Mosul is therefore a direct assault on Christian faith, and on one of the few physical traces of that faith remaining in Iraq. ISIS is willing to destroy "pretty much anything in the Bible."
Palestinian Journalist Mohammed Omer: Lifting the Blockade Isn't a Hamas Demand--It's a Human Right | Democracy Now!
World  (tags: HumanRights, children, conflict, ethics, violence, war, iraq, palestine, Refugees&Relief, israel )

Wild
- 29 days ago - democracynow.org
The Palestinian death toll has topped 1,100 after one of the deadliest 24-hour periods since the Israeli assault on Gaza began 22 days ago. Most of the dead have been civilians. More than 180,000 Palestinians have been displaced over the past three weeks
Hamas Kills 160 Palestinian Children, Building Terror Tunnels
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humanrights, israel, media, middle-east, palestine, news, politics, iraq, society, terrorism, UnitedNations, unitednations, usa, vi )

Rahman
- 32 days ago - tabletmag.com
Instead of using money and concrete given to Palestine to build schools and hospitals, Hamas uses that money to build tunnels to terrorize Israelis, and Hamas killed 160 Palestinian children making them build those tunnels. Where is the global outrage?
Iraqis Protest Treatment of Minority Christians
World  (tags: Iraq, Kurdistan, Arbil, Christians, Islam, forced conversions, executions, displacement, ISIS, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, terrorism )

Lynn
- 33 days ago - france24.com
Hundreds of people demonstrated Thursday in Arbil, capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, to condemn the forced displacement of Iraqi Christians and call for their protection.
Iraqi Christians Flee for Their Lives After ISIS Ultimatum
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', crime, death, ethics, freedoms, iraq, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, society, terrorism, violence, ISIS, Christians )

Ge
- 38 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) has emptied Mosul of Christians, Christian leaders lamented earlier this week, after the Islamist group issued them an ultimatum: convert to Islam, pay non-Muslim jhizya taxes - or die.
Have The Islamist Militants Overreached In Iraq And Syria?
World  (tags: ISIS, society, violence, iraq, middle-east, politics, conflict, news, world )

Cal
- 53 days ago - npr.org
The Islamist radicals who have declared an Islamic caliphate on land they control straddling Iraq and Syria are waging an audacious publicity stunt, according to some analysts.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell President Obama: No Military Force in Iraq
World  (tags: politics, usa, iraq, violence, ACTIVISM, NO WAR, DON'T BOMB IRAQwar, world )

Cal
- 62 days ago - activism.thenation.com
United States military intervention is not the answer. US military force of any kind would inflame sectarian divisions in the country and almost certainly kill civilians. We implore you not to bomb Iraq.
Mosul To Baghdad, Iraq's Worst-Case Scenario Unfolds
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, iraq, middle-east, children, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 64 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Mosul To Baghdad, Iraq's Worst-Case Scenario Unfolds How did a city known for its ethnic and religious mix roll over for a band of Islamist radicals? In the wake of the ISIS conquest of Mosul, the spectre of it spreading to the capital looms.
The 5 Big Winners in Iraq, Land of Opportunity
World  (tags: world, society, politics, middle-east, news, violence, iraq, death, freedoms, humanrights )

Cal
- 66 days ago - globalpost.com
The ISIL isn't alone in making the most of a messy situation.
Conflicts in Syria and Iraq Raising Fears of Contagion in Divided Lebanon
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, news, violence, Lebanon, Syria, iraq, society )

Cal
- 67 days ago - ipsnews.net
With jihadists leading a Sunni uprising against Iraq's Shiite-dominated government, the conflicts in Syria and Iraq are beginning to reverberate across the region, raising fears of contagion in divided Lebanon where a suicide bombing took place on Friday

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