Reblogged “It Is What It Is” …..
My last post about the War Crimes and human rights violations committed by ISIS militants in Iraq has been my most read post this last week. Obviously, people are interested about what is happening in Iraq. People are saying, ‘We are hearing of people dying daily in Iraq, what’s really happening?’ I have received emails from people asking me to write about the current situation in Iraq.
One particular area that draws my interest in Iraq is the bloody hatred and persecution of minority groups by the ISIS militants. The Kurdish minority Yazidis have long been regarded as devil worshippers by Sunni jihadists (ISIS) who have targeted them since the US invasion. The Yazidis are being persecuted for their religion. Recently, when the ISIS attacked Sinjar, a town inhabited by the Yazidis, in their usual brutal manner, killed 500 people including 40 children and forced 130,000…
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