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Humanitarian efforts failing the hundreds of thousands forced to flee ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq

Headline Title:  Humanitarian efforts failing those forced to flee ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq 12 August 2014 The international community must urgently mount a concerted humanitarian response to assist hundreds of thousands of people across northern Iraq fleeing ethnic cleansing by the forces of the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS or IS), Amnesty International said today.“Those trapped on Sinjar Mountain make up a tiny percentage of the hundreds of thousands from minority communities displaced by the conflict, now stranded in dire conditions,” said Donatella Rovera, Amnesty…

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