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Iraq: Civilians must be protected following insurgents’ takeover of Mosul

Headline Title:  Iraq: Civilians must be protected following insurgents’ takeover of Mosul 11 June 2014 Civilians caught up in fighting in the Iraqi city of Mosul must be protected at all costs and allowed to safely leave the conflict zone, Amnesty International said after an estimated 500,000 people were forced to flee their homes in the area."The takeover of Mosul by an armed opposition group which has in the recent past committed gross human rights abuses is a deeply concerning development,” said Said Boumedouha, Amnesty International’s Middle East and North Africa Deputy Programme…

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