June 24, 2014

The Plight of Iraq's Minorities

Letta Tayler, Global Public Square

The Associated Press

Sunday wasn’t a good day in northern Iraq’s al-Hamdaniyah district. The previous night, Sunni extremist militants had snatched 26 Shia Turkmen from their homes.  For the second week, residents had no running water and almost no electricity. The local hospital was almost out of medicine, and the doctor running the emergency room was fretting about scorpions.

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TAGGED: Iraq, Christians, Turkmen


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