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ISIS killed 500 Yazidis, buried some alive incl women and children - Iraq

Extremists from the Islamic State have killed at least 500 people, including women and children, Iraqi officials said. Some of the victims were buried alive.

The killings reported by Iraqi Human Rights Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani to Reuters add to a long list of atrocities reportedly committed by the radical group in Iraq and neighboring Syria, where it wants to create a caliphate.

http://rt.com/news/179280-iraq-islamic-kil-yazidi/
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Iraqi MP breaks down pleading for help:

http://youtu.be/2Qvqezt7jiY
« Last Edit: August 11, 2014, 05:56:21 PM by minasoliman »
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May God shelter the innocent and have mercy on those who have committed grave acts of evil. May He soften our hearts so that we may love our neighbor, even when our neighbor is our enemy.

This is despicable.

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