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Shias in Iraq town under ISIS siege
face risk of ´massacre,´ UN says

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 8/23/2014 2:43:19 PM

The United Nations warned Saturday that a northeast Iraq town under siege by Islamic State militants since June faces risk of a "massacre," if urgent action is not taken to rescue residents. Militants have surrounded the small Shia Turkmen community of Amerli, roughly 110 miles north of Baghdad, drawing comparisons to Islamic State´s siege of Mount Sinjar, where thousands of Yazidi were trapped for weeks before U.S. air strikes drove the militants away and allowed the innocent civilians to escape the bloodthirsty jihadists. But this time, those trapped are Shia Muslims, who are reviled by the mostly Sunni Islamic State fighters.

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So.....? What would the UN like? "The international community"? Are they pointing the fickle finger of fate at us?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 8/23/2014 2:52:27 PM     (No. 9977953)

Muslims killing muslims downside for US?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 8/23/2014 3:33:40 PM     (No. 9977980)

The Turkmens are not jihadists. They´re horse breeders. They reject extremists. Many of them are actually atheists. They´re just as worthy of being saved as Christians as Yazidis.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: columba, 8/23/2014 5:18:53 PM     (No. 9978054)

If these people are just as worth of Christians to be saved, the we will do absolutely nothing to help them- just like we help the Christians.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/23/2014 8:34:15 PM     (No. 9978210)

Now the UN gets upset?

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