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Special Report: Forgotten victims - The children of Islamic State | Metro US

Metro - 2019-03-24 02:15

110 people detained after the Newroz celebration in Amed

ANF - 2019-03-23 11:48
After the Newroz Festival in Amed, in which hundreds of thousands of people took part on March 21, the Turkish police arrested 110 participants. Among the affected are also children. ...

Green Kids Book Distribution – Rojava

Green Kids - 2019-03-23 02:00
Green Kids gratefully received 65 boxes of amazing children books from the International Book Project, all the way from the... ...

Japan supporting Iraq’s children

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-22 09:35
Article Japan supporting Iraq’s children Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

River ferry sinks in Tigris near Iraq's Mosul, killing 71

Washington Times - 2019-03-22 03:14
BAGHDAD (AP) — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 71 people, mostly women and children, officials said. Col. Hussam Khalil, head of the Civil ...

Special Report: Forgotten victims - The children of Islamic State | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-03-21 16:07

Forgotten Victims: The children of Islamic State.

Reuters - 2019-03-21 14:57

Special Report: Forgotten victims: The children of Islamic State | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-03-21 13:23

Italian driver hijacks and torches school bus full of children

BBC - 2019-03-21 01:10
Police helped children escape through smashed windows as the suspect set the bus alight. ...

Three children dropped to safety from apartment fire in Iowa

BBC - 2019-03-21 00:38
Dramatic bodycam video shows police officers catching them from a third floor apartment in the American state of Iowa. ...

SDF fighters rescued 7 more Yazidis in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-20 20:12
SDF fighters have rescued a large number of Yazidi women and children during their final operation against ISIS in Baghouz region. ...

Mothers urge government to accept hunger strikers' demand

ANF - 2019-03-20 09:39
"We will continue to support our children. We call on everyone to be the voice of the prisoners and to urge the government to accept their demand.” ...

Tyler Perry steps in to help 4 children of single mom allegedly killed by boyfriend [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-20 08:06

Boycotting Samos Residents Don’t Want Refugee Children in Schools - The National Herald

Thenationalherald - 2019-03-20 08:04

Women, children leaving IS stronghold overwhelm Syrian camp

Al Monitor - 2019-03-19 21:33

Kirstjen Nielsen: Walking a tightrope working for Trump

BBC - 2019-03-18 02:04
Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen is the face of a policy that provokes condemnation because of its impact on children. ...

France Repatriates IS Children from Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-17 00:07
ERBIL - France has repatriated five young children from the camps in northern Syria whose parents had joined the Islamic State (IS) in the past four years. The move was made after Iraq said that it had started the legal proceedings against 14 militants o ...

France repatriates five children of ISIS members from Syria

Gulan Media - 2019-03-16 23:28

Thousands attended commemoration for Halabja victims

ANF - 2019-03-16 20:34
On 16 March 1988 some 5,000 Kurds, mostly women and children, were killed when deadly gas was released on the northern town of Halabja by Saddam Hussein's forces. ...

Thousands commemorate the victims of Halabja massacre

ANF - 2019-03-16 18:10
On 16 March 1988 some 5,000 Kurds, mostly women and children, were killed when deadly gas was released on the northern town of Halabja by Saddam Hussein's forces. ...

France repatriates five children of ISIS members from Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-16 15:59

Autonomous Administration handed over 5 French children

ANF - 2019-03-16 11:26
Northern and Eastern Syria Autonomous Administration Foreign Relations Bureau handed over 5 children of French citizen ISIS members to a French Foreign Ministry committee in coordination with French officials. ...

Rescue efforts underway for children trapped in collapsed school building in Nigeria [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 20:52

France repatriates five orphaned children of jihadists from Syria | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-03-15 20:13

1st Anniversary of Afrin Invasion & Occupation

Dr. Widad Akreyi - 2019-03-15 18:35
Dr. Widad Akreyi issued a statement today regarding the Afrin invasion and occupation by Turkey. “One year ago… the Turkish army and its radical Islamist proxies slaughtered children and civilians in Afrin, while the international community failed to act… ...

Children's Observatory Shares Infographics on ECtHR Cases Related to Children's Rights - english

Bianet - 2019-03-15 17:33

France repatriates orphaned children from Syrian camps | P.M. News

Pmnewsnigeria - 2019-03-15 16:50

Five children of French jihadists return home from Syria

France24 - 2019-03-15 16:14

France repatriates several young children from camps in Syria

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 14:58

Polish church admits clergy abused hundreds of children

Gulan Media - 2019-03-15 03:24

Here's how much celebrities, wealthy families allegedly paid to guarantee college admission for children [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-14 11:32

Eight dead in Brazil school shooting, including five children: Globo TV

Yahoo - 2019-03-14 01:39

Turkey's Erdogan calls Netanyahu a 'tyrant' who 'slaughters' children | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-03-13 19:13

[PICTURES]: More Yezidis Reunite with Family after Liberation from IS

BAS News - 2019-03-13 13:34
ERBIL — More Yezidi women and children have arrived in Kurdistan Region to reunite with their families after being liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria’s Baghouz. Since the beginning of the military operation to liberate the last populated area ...

“They could not enjoy life on the outside.” Meet the doctor helping children traumatised by Daesh to see a positive future

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-13 13:00
Dr. Maysoon Hussein Hadidi is a doctor from Mosul. Her drive and ambition to help children with disabilities was already strong before Daesh occupied her home town. Article “They could not enjoy life on the outside.” Meet the doctor helping children trau ...

The Doctor treating children left scarred by Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-13 13:00
Dr. Maysoon, from Mosul uses her unique personal experience to provide rehabilitation and educational opportunities to children with disabilities through her centres. Article The Doctor treating children left scarred by Daesh Appeared first on The Global ...

Pentagon seeks base site to house 5,000 migrant children | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-13 06:40

Kazakhstan evacuates 30 children of ISIS fighters from Syria

Thedefensepost - 2019-03-13 06:21

Syrian army rescues Druze women and children from ISIS

Thedefensepost - 2019-03-13 01:50

CEOs, Hollywood stars bribed college coaches to gain admission for their children [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-12 21:05

Mom charged after two children left in SUV while shopping drown to death | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-12 14:38

Some 20,000 Iraqis could return from Syria in weeks: Red Cross

E-Kurd - 2019-03-12 11:20
GENEVA,— Around 20,000 Iraqis in Syria, including women and children who fled Islamic State’s last enclave, are expected to be sent home in weeks under an agreement with Baghdad, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross said on M ...

Opposition will arm children if AKP loses elections, says Turkish interior minister | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-12 02:45

Ongoing war in Syria killed over 1,100 children in 2018: UN

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-12 01:19

Ongoing war in Syria killed over 1,100 children in 2018: UN

Gulan Media - 2019-03-11 22:55

War in Syria Killed Over 1,100 Children Last Year: UN

BAS News - 2019-03-11 20:35
ERBIL - Over 1,100 children were killed in Syria last year due to the prolonged deadly war in the country, the United Nations said in a statement on Monday. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta ...

17 more children rescued from ISIS in Baghouz taken to Shengal

ANF - 2019-03-11 20:04
17 more Yazidi children rescued by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the final operation against ISIS in Baghouz have been taken to Shengal and reunited with their families. ...

Syria: Freed Yezidi women and children recount time under ISIS

Rûdaw - 2019-03-11 12:51
They would not give me food, they would not take me to doctor ...

Mosul: 15 Other Bodies Found under Devastated Buildings

BAS News - 2019-03-10 23:34
ERBIL - At least 15 more bodies, including four children, were discovered by the Civil Defense teams on Sunday in the Iraqi old city of Mosul. The teams managed to retrieve the bodies in cooperation with the health teams from the Pepsi plant area in the ...

Melania Trump kicks off 'Be Best' tour to address the well-being of children [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-10 04:02

Syria: SDF Liberates Kurdish Yezidi Woman, Four Children from IS

BAS News - 2019-03-09 22:47
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday that it had liberated a Kurdish Yezidi woman and four children from the grip of Islamic State (IS) in Syria. The SDF explained that the four civilians had been abducted by the jihadi ...

Rallies held across Turkey for children and women in Syria jails | Syria News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-03-09 20:46

Yezidi children must be rehabilitated, returned to Shingal: NGO

Rûdaw - 2019-03-09 20:23

Caliphate devastated, Yazidi children freed

ANF - 2019-03-09 11:37
Yazidi children freed in al-Bagouz report that they have been militarily trained and religiously indoctrinated following their kidnapping in an ISIS re-education center called the Future of the Caliphate. ...

“YPJ fights at the forefront for Yazidis”

ANF - 2019-03-09 10:09
YPJ Commander Ariyan Qamishlo said ISIS gangs use civilians as human shields in the war and added that they fight at the forefront to save Yazidi women and children. ...

ISIS complains their children aren’t receiving medical care fleeing Baghouz

Rûdaw - 2019-03-09 00:35

The toys helping Iraq’s children overcome their trauma

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-08 15:06
Article The toys helping Iraq’s children overcome their trauma Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

ISIS wives and children flood out of Syria’s Baghouz

Rûdaw - 2019-03-08 09:11

Group: Iraq is torturing children to coerce confessions

Gazettenet - 2019-03-07 19:56

100s of children facing terrorism charges after forced confessions – HRW — RT World News

RT - 2019-03-07 17:32

Watch group: Iraq is torturing children to coerce confessions | Central MO Breaking News

Newstribune - 2019-03-07 16:18

Group: Iraq is torturing children to coerce confessions | San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sanluisobispo - 2019-03-07 15:51

KRG Refutes HRW Report on Detention, Torture of Suspected IS Children

BAS News - 2019-03-07 14:22
ERBIL — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has denied a recent report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) which accuses Kurdish security forces of arresting children on suspicion of Islamic State (IS) affiliation, and torturing them to elicit informatio ...

8 Yazidis rescued from ISIS in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-07 13:01
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) rescued 8 more Yazidis, including 6 children, in Baghouz where the final battle against the ISIS gangs continues. ...

Cruel dilemmas keep 'ISIS children' from building new lives - Middle East News -

Haaretz - 2019-03-07 10:53

SDF freed 9 Yazidi and 4 Shia Turkmen children in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-07 10:48
SDF fighters freed 13 children from ISIS captivity in Baghouz. ...

Group: Iraq is torturing children to coerce confessions | The State

Thestate - 2019-03-07 06:32

Iraqi and Kurdish forces accused of torturing children linked to Islamic State | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-03-07 06:32

Iraqi and Kurdish authorities are torturing children to confess ISIS membership, report says

Washington Post - 2019-03-07 06:05
Human Rights Watch alleges a systematic policy of revenge that does not spare minors from the same abuses that have marred the arrest, interrogation and trials of adults. ...

Former Iraq PM falsely claims only 8 women and children killed in battle of Mosul

Thedefensepost - 2019-03-07 02:59

Iraqi, Kurdistan governments torture Islamic State child suspects: HRW

E-Kurd - 2019-03-06 21:48
GENEVA,— Iraqi and Kurdistan Regional Government authorities have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged Islamic State (also known as ISIS) affiliation, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Wednesday. The prosecutions are ofte ...

Iraqi Kurdistan denies torture of Islamic State child suspects

E-Kurd - 2019-03-06 21:48
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Children suspected of ties with the Islamic State (ISIS) group are not being held by Kurdish Asayish (security) forces and have not been tortured to elicit confessions, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said ...

IS-linked children detained in Iraq ‘being tortured’ - HRW - BBC News

BBC - 2019-03-06 21:25

SDF forces liberate 7 Ezidi, 4 Iraqi Shia children from ISIS

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-06 21:25

Syria: Yezidi Woman, 14 Children Freed from IS

BAS News - 2019-03-06 19:35
ERBIL - A Yezidi woman and 14 children were liberated from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria on Wednesday by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The 15 civilians were freed from the eastern province of Deir ez-Zor where the militant group is losing the las ...

Hundreds of kids allegedly facing terror charges in Iraq

CBS News - 2019-03-06 17:53
Human Rights Watch report says children are being wrongly detained and accused of ISIS membership ...

420 milyon çocuk savaş bölgelerinde yaşıyor

Rûdaw - 2019-03-06 16:07
Çocuklara yardım örgütü Save the Children’in hazırladığı rapor savaş bölgelerinde yaşayan çocuklara yönelik ağır hak ihlallerini gözler önüne serdi ...

SDF rescued 13 children from ISIS in Baghouz

ANF - 2019-03-06 15:24
SDF fighters have rescued 13 children captured by ISIS. ...

Hundreds of Iraqi IS child suspects arrested, sentenced in ‘unfair’ trials

New York Post - 2019-03-06 11:16
IRBIL, Iraq — Iraq and the Kurdish regional government have charged hundreds of children with terrorism for alleged affiliation with the Islamic State group, often using torture to coerce confessions, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. In a report, the Ne ...

Rights Group Accuses Iraq, Kurds of Torturing Children Suspected of IS Ties

Voanews - 2019-03-06 09:51

“We hid the children under clothes and bedding so ISIS wouldn’t take them”

Torontolife - 2019-03-06 08:33

These innocent American children were taken to Syria by their Isis sympathiser mother — now it's time to bring them home | The Independent

Independent - 2019-03-05 21:42

Japan donates over $4 million to support children, women in Iraq

Gulan Media - 2019-03-05 20:11

Turkish ISIS jihadist: Everything was so expensive in Turkey

ANF - 2019-03-05 10:26
Fatma Yildiz joined the ISIS because she wanted to live according to the Koran and life in Turkey was too expensive. She has been married four times in Syria and her four children are dead. ...

Tanzania arrests 65 'witchdoctors' over killings

BBC - 2019-03-05 03:59
At least 10 children were murdered in ritual killings in January and some had body parts removed. ...

Alabama tornadoes: Three children among the dead

BBC - 2019-03-05 01:21
Search operations resume a day after 23 people were killed amid devastation described as "incredible". ...

Japan donates over $4 million to support children, women in Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-05 01:08

The mother who opened a shop to keep Daesh propaganda at bay

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-04 20:10
Many women in Syria have been widowed by Daesh. Fatima, from Raqqa, is one of them. After liberation, Fatima’s shop allowed her to support her family, so she could afford to send her children to school. Article The mother who opened a shop to keep Daesh ...

Japan Donates $3.4 Million to Support Health and Nutrition Needs of Iraqi Children

BAS News - 2019-03-04 15:33
BAGHDAD (UNICEF) — The government of Japan has donated US$3.4 million to provide lifesaving health and nutrition assistance for vulnerable children in conflict affected areas in Iraq. Approximately 4.2 million people have returned to their homes after fl ...

Confused Yezidi children reunite with family after 4 years with

Rûdaw - 2019-03-04 00:24

Yazidis freed from Islamic State captivity in Syria, returned to Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-03-03 13:42
SINUNI, Iraq,— A group of Yazidi women and children returned to Iraq from Syria on Friday after more than four years in Islamic State captivity. The group includes three women and 18 children, witnesses told Reuters. They were greeted by residents of Sin ...

Over 20 Yezidis Rescued from IS Reunite with Families in Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-03-02 14:11
ERBIL — After more than four years in Islamic State (IS) captivity, 21 Kurdish Yezidis reunited with their families in Kurdistan Region on Saturday. According to media reports, the 19 children and two women were received by local Yezidi officials and a c ...

Virginia gov. who defended infanticide: ‘I have devoted my life to caring for children’ | News | LifeSite

Lifesitenews - 2019-03-02 13:38

Over two million children in Syria not attending school: UN

Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-02 13:05

Yazidi children hold lasting trauma of ‘caliphate’ captivity || AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-03-02 06:09

France accused of letting children of ISIS fighters ‘STARVE and DIE' – UN complaint filed | World | News |

Express - 2019-03-01 23:19

Yazidi children carry trauma of 'caliphate' captivity

Digitaljournal - 2019-03-01 22:09

Schools are re-opening in liberated areas after Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-01 20:28
Watch how schools are re-opening in liberated areas after Daesh were defeated - thus providing a better education to the children of schools like this one - Bragida. Article Schools are re-opening in liberated areas after Daesh Appeared first on The Glob ...

A centre for aiding children’s recovery post-Daesh

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-01 20:28
Under Daesh, many children lost family and witnessed scarring events. Friends with the Child Centre was established in March 2017 in Qabasin, east of Aleppo. It aims to help children affected by Daesh heal through games, education, and therapy. Article A ...

'Ready to see Jesus' - authorities escort terminally ill boy to Ark. Children's Hospital | KGAN

Cbs2iowa - 2019-03-01 18:31

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