Tag Archives | ethnic cleansing

Post ISIL: 'Ethnic Cleansing' in Diyala Province

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Post-Islamic State Problems: Diyala Province Undergoing Violent Ethnic and Sectarian Cleansing Locals in Diyala province say the area is undergoing ethnic and sectarian “cleansing”. Sunnis are not being allowed back […]

Amnesty claims Kurds Uprooting Arabs

By John Lee. A report this morning from Amnesty International claims that Peshmerga forces of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Kurdish militias in northern Iraq have bulldozed, blown up and burned down thousands of homes in Arab villages. It says that although KRG officials have tended to justify the displacement of Arab communities on […]

Amnesty International Reveals Evidence of Ethnic Cleansing

From Amnesty International. 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 […]