Tag: isis

  • In Iraq, thousands flee Fallujah and raise questions for Mosul

    In Iraq, thousands flee Fallujah and raise questions for Mosul

    Over 60,000 civilians have fled the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah in the last week and are arriving in refugee camps to no tents, little water, and more death. Government officials and aid organizations are saying the lack of resources is due to the unprecedented numbers of people fleeing the fight against the Islamic State […]

  • Life in the Survivor’s Camp: Stories of Yazidi Trials and Tribulations

    Life in the Survivor’s Camp: Stories of Yazidi Trials and Tribulations

    Photo credit: Taylor Smith On the fringe of Khanke Refugee Camp, lives a small settlement of escaped Yazidi women from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Coming from Solak, a village 5km from Sinjar, theirs is a journey of never ending heartbreak. “50 members of my family are in the hands of ISIS. […]

  • Unleashing the Dogs of War

    Unleashing the Dogs of War

    On November 13, Paris reeled from a series of well-coordinated bombing attacks that rippled through the leisure spaces of the capital city, causing death, panic, fear and injury. We soon learned that 130 people were killed and over 300 were injured injured. The attackers, we are told, are soldiers of the Islamic State of Iraq […]