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UN: Minorities in Iraq Threatened by Islamic State

The United Nations Security Council warned Tuesday that the Islamic State extremist group may be held accountable for crimes against humanity for its systematic persecution of minorities in Iraq. The Security Council said in a press statement that the group poses a threat, not only to Syria and Iraq, but to regional peace, security and stability.  It expressed deep concern for the hundreds of thousands of displaced people, many from vulnerable minority communities. The Security...

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