Friday, January 22, 2016

Terrible Suffering in Iraq: Thousands of Civilians Face Death, Displacement and Slavery

A new United Nations report has tried to count the civilian toll of continuing conflict in Iraq, largely at the hands of Islamic State militants, and the numbers are "staggering." --"Even the obscene casualty figures fail to accurately reflect exactly how terribly civilians are suffering in Iraq," Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, said Jan. 19.

Read more at the National Catholic Register
(Hat tip: KimR)


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