Islamic State 'Diabolical, Potentially Genocidal Movement': UN Human Rights

October 16, 2014 12:02 PM

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GENEVA, October 16 (RIA Novosti) – The spread of the Islamic State jihadist group (IS, also known as ISIL) ideology could lead to a genocide in the Middle East, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein told a news briefing in Geneva Thursday.

“ISIL is the antithesis of human rights. It kills, it tortures, it rapes, its idea of justice is to commit murder. It spares no one – not women, not children, nor the elderly, the sick or the wounded… No religion is safe, no ethnic group. It is a diabolical, potentially genocidal movement,” the UN h...

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