IS Carrying Out “Ethnic Cleansing” Says Amnesty International

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Amnesty International says it has new evidence Islamic State militants are carrying out “a wave of ethnic cleansing” against minorities in northern Iraq.

IS carrying out "ethnic cleansing"
IS carrying out “ethnic cleansing”

According to the Amnesty International IS had turned the region into “blood-soaked killing fields”. The human rights group says, “Groups of men and boys including children as young as 12 from both villages were seized by IS militants, taken away and shot.”