June 24, 2014

Insecurity spurs displacement in Iraq's north

"ISIL didn't harm anyone at first, but gradually their true colors began to show. Each day someone goes missing, and the longer it lasts, the worse it's going to get." - Mosul resident who escaped after ISIL captured the city from the Iraqi army.

Insecurity spurs displacement in Iraq's north. Source: Al Jazeera. Date Published: June 23, 2014. Description:
In recent weeks, hundreds of thousands of people have fled their homes in northern Iraq in fear of being targeted by Sunni fighters who seized control over many parts of the country. Al Jazeera's Hoda Abdel Hamid reports from the northern city of Dohuk, where she spoke to some of those displaced.