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Gruesome evidence of ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq as Islamic State moves to wipe out minorities

Headline Title:  Gruesome evidence of ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq 02 September 2014 Fresh evidence uncovered by Amnesty International indicates that members of the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (IS) have launched a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq, carrying out war crimes, including mass summary killings and abductions, against ethnic and religious minorities.  A new briefing, Ethnic cleansing on historic scale: the Islamic State’s systematic targeting of minorities in northern Iraq, published today presents a series of hair-raising…

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