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Islamic Society of North America denounces ISIS’s Attacks on Religious Minorities

September 4, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ISNA Denounces ISIS Attacks on Iraq’s Religious Minorities (Plainfield, IN 8/9/14) Today, the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) denounces the terrorist group known as Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) for its attacks on Iraq’s religious minorities and the destruction of their places of worship. Earlier in the week, ISIS […]

One in three female soldiers are raped during their US military service

October 20, 2011

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Sarah Lazare “My experience reporting military sexual assault was worse than the actual assault,” says Jessica (a pseudonym for her protection), a former marine officer and Iraq veteran who left the military because of her command’s poor handling of her assault charges. “The command has so much power over a victim of sexual assault. They […]

Discrimination Against Black Iraqis

April 23, 2010

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Rafik Beekun Islam opposes all forms of discrimination, and in Islam the only thing that distinguishes one person from another is supposed to be his/her level of taqwa (piety). However, Iraqis of African ancestry seem to be bearing the brunt of discrimination in Iraq both in the workplace and other walks of life. Al Jazeera […]

CBS Evening News Disregarding Professional Ethics in Airing Edited McCain Interview

July 25, 2008

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Dear Friend, Earlier this week, CBS Evening News was criticized for splicing video of an interview with Sen. John McCain that resulted in the removal of a statement in which McCain falsely asserted that the 2007 U.S. troop surge “began the Anbar Awakening.” CBS replaced the false statement with an answer McCain gave to a […]

Radical missionaries in Iraq: “A religious war”

January 6, 2008

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Read how these radical missionaries wear disguises, pretend to be engaged in humanitarian efforts, are building churches covertly, distributing tons of “colorful” biblical literature, etc. These efforts from organizations such as the Southern Baptist Convention are leading to a lot of potential friction in Iraq. Watch what some of these missionaries and their leaders have to say […]

To work or not to work: Stealing water to survive in Iraq

December 1, 2007

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Damien Cave, The New York Times  Please click here to see how desperate people are to find work in Iraq, and what they do to survive.  This is a clip from the New York Times. BAGHDAD, Dec. 1 — Jobless men pay $500 bribes to join the police. Families build houses illegally on government land, […]