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ISIS, genocide, and international inaction

A year ago, I wrote a short blog for Stop Genocide Now that made note of the significant move that ISIS had been declared “genocidal” by the United States. On March 17, 2016, then U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stated, “Daesh [Arabic name for ISIS] is genocidal by self-proclamation, by ideology and by actions […]

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ISIS ‘genocidal’ says U.S.

On March 17, 2016, a landmark statement was made by the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry who termed the atrocities committed by the Islamic State (ISIS) against the as ‘genocide.’ At a news conference at the State Department he stated, “My purpose here today is to assert in my judgment, [ISIS] is responsible for […]