September 2, 2014

Stuck in the Dark Ages with No Way Out

Laila Ahmed, The Guardian

The Associated Press

Since the fighters of Islamic State (Isis) swept into our city on 10 June, we have been living in a state of fear and limbo – fear of the brutality of Isis, and in limbo not knowing when, or if, the Iraqi government or international forces will push them out. Half a million people escaped on foot or by car in the first 48 hours, but more than a million of us remain.

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TAGGED: Mosul, Iraq, ISIS, Islamists

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