Human rights in ISIL-controlled territory

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The state of human rights in territories controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is considered to be one of the worst in modern history, and has been criticised by many political, religious and other organisations and individuals.wikipedia
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Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant

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The state of human rights in territories controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is considered to be one of the worst in modern history, and has been criticised by many political, religious and other organisations and individuals.
The United Nations holds ISIL responsible for committing human rights abuses, genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.

My Journey into the Heart of Terror

My Journey into the Heart of Terror: Ten Days in the Islamic State
*Human rights in ISIL-controlled territory

ISIL territorial claims

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The state of human rights in territories controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is considered to be one of the worst in modern history, and has been criticised by many political, religious and other organisations and individuals.

United Nations Commission on Human Rights

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The United Nations Commission on Human Rights has stated that ISIL "seeks to subjugate civilians under its control and dominate every aspect of their lives through terror, indoctrination, and the provision of services to those who obey".

Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic

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In November 2014, the UN's Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic said that ISIL was committing crimes against humanity and that the group "seeks to subjugate civilians under its control and dominate every aspect of their lives through terror, indoctrination, and the provision of services to those who obey."

United Nations Human Rights Council

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In October 2015, the UN Human Rights Council "strongly condemn[ed] the terrorist acts and violence committed against civilians by the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Daesh), al-Nusrah Front and other extremist groups, and their continued gross, systematic and widespread abuses of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law, and reaffirm[ed] that terrorism, including the actions of the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Daesh), cannot and should not be associated with any religion, nationality or civilization."

Human Rights Watch

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A report by Human Rights Watch in November 2014 accused ISIL militants in Libya's Derna of war crimes and human rights abuses and of terrorizing residents.

Derna campaign (2014–16)

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A report by Human Rights Watch in November 2014 accused ISIL militants in Libya's Derna of war crimes and human rights abuses and of terrorizing residents.

War crime

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A report by Human Rights Watch in November 2014 accused ISIL militants in Libya's Derna of war crimes and human rights abuses and of terrorizing residents.

Human rights

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The state of human rights in territories controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is considered to be one of the worst in modern history, and has been criticised by many political, religious and other organisations and individuals. A report by Human Rights Watch in November 2014 accused ISIL militants in Libya's Derna of war crimes and human rights abuses and of terrorizing residents.

Amnesty International

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Amnesty International has held ISIL responsible for the ethnic cleansing of ethnic and religious minority groups in northern Iraq on a "historic scale".

Ethnic cleansing

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Amnesty International has held ISIL responsible for the ethnic cleansing of ethnic and religious minority groups in northern Iraq on a "historic scale". ISIL's crimes of murder, ethnic cleansing, enslavement and rape against Shia, Christian, and Yazidi minorities within its territories have been recognized as a genocide.

Iraqi Turkmen

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Among these people are Assyrian Christians, Turkmen Shia, Shabak Shia, Yazidis, Kaka'i and Sabean Mandeans, who have lived together for centuries in Nineveh province, large parts of which are now under ISIL's control.

Yarsanism

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Among these people are Assyrian Christians, Turkmen Shia, Shabak Shia, Yazidis, Kaka'i and Sabean Mandeans, who have lived together for centuries in Nineveh province, large parts of which are now under ISIL's control.

Mandaeism

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Among these people are Assyrian Christians, Turkmen Shia, Shabak Shia, Yazidis, Kaka'i and Sabean Mandeans, who have lived together for centuries in Nineveh province, large parts of which are now under ISIL's control.

Nineveh Governorate

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Among these people are Assyrian Christians, Turkmen Shia, Shabak Shia, Yazidis, Kaka'i and Sabean Mandeans, who have lived together for centuries in Nineveh province, large parts of which are now under ISIL's control.

Persecution of Shias by ISIL

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ISIL's crimes of murder, ethnic cleansing, enslavement and rape against Shia, Christian, and Yazidi minorities within its territories have been recognized as a genocide.

Persecution of Christians by ISIL

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ISIL's crimes of murder, ethnic cleansing, enslavement and rape against Shia, Christian, and Yazidi minorities within its territories have been recognized as a genocide.

Genocide of Yazidis by ISIL

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ISIL's crimes of murder, ethnic cleansing, enslavement and rape against Shia, Christian, and Yazidi minorities within its territories have been recognized as a genocide.

Genocide

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ISIL's crimes of murder, ethnic cleansing, enslavement and rape against Shia, Christian, and Yazidi minorities within its territories have been recognized as a genocide.

Alawites

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ISIL directs violence against Shia Muslims, Alawites, Assyrian, Chaldean, Syriac and Armenian Christians, Yazidis, Druze, Shabaks and Mandeans in particular.

Assyrian people

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Among these people are Assyrian Christians, Turkmen Shia, Shabak Shia, Yazidis, Kaka'i and Sabean Mandeans, who have lived together for centuries in Nineveh province, large parts of which are now under ISIL's control. ISIL directs violence against Shia Muslims, Alawites, Assyrian, Chaldean, Syriac and Armenian Christians, Yazidis, Druze, Shabaks and Mandeans in particular.

Chaldean Catholics

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ISIL directs violence against Shia Muslims, Alawites, Assyrian, Chaldean, Syriac and Armenian Christians, Yazidis, Druze, Shabaks and Mandeans in particular.