Iraq : Shia militia accused of ethnic cleansing in Sunni areas

Rights groups have accused Shia militia of abuse and marginalisation of Sunni Arabs in Iraq. Most of the 3.4 million people displaced in the country are Sunni.

    Rights groups have accused Shia militia of abuse and marginalisation of Sunni Arabs in Iraq.

    Most of the 3.4 million people displaced in the country are Sunni.

    Armed groups are accused of carrying out ethnic cleansing in Sunni-majority towns while they clear out ISIL fighters.

    Al Jazeera’s Osama Bin Javaid reports from northern Iraq.


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