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Sunni Sufi Genocide: ISIS’s Salafi Deobandi terrorists massacre 220 Sunni Muslims of Albu Nimr tribe in iraq

 

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The bodies of more than 150 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe which fought Islamic State have been found in a mass grave, security officials said on Thursday.

Islamic State militants, most of them from transnational Salafi Wahhabi and Deobandi backgrounds, took the Sunni Arab men from their villages to the city of Ramadi and killed them on Wednesday night and buried them, an official in a police operations center and another security official told Reuters.

In a separate case, witnesses said they found 70 corpses from the same Albu Nimr tribe near the town of Hit in the Sunni heartland Anbar province. Security officials there were not immediately available for comment.

Most of the victims found near Hit were members of the police or an anti-Islamic State Sunni force called Sahwa (Awakening)

“Early this morning we found those corpses and we have been told by some Islamic State militants that ‘those people are from Sahwa, who fought your brothers the Islamic State, and this is the punishment of anybody fighting Islamic State’,” an eyewitness said.

Tribal sheikhs from Albu Nimr say both sets of victims were among more than 300 men aged between 18 and 55 who were seized by Islamic State this week.

Iraq’s Shi’ite-led government wants Sunni tribal leaders to back the armed forces in the war against Islamic State militants who are notorious for beheading or executing anyone opposed to their radical ideology.

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http://news.yahoo.com/150-iraqi-tribesmen-opposed-islamic-state-found-mass-120349697.html

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Tribal fighters and Iraqi security forces take part in an intensive security deployment against Islamic State militants on the outskirts of Haditha

 

The bodies of 220 members of an Iraqi Sunni Arab tribe opposed to Islamic State have reportedly been found in two mass graves.

Some 150 men from the Albu Nimr tribe had been taken from their villages near Ramadi on Wednesday night and then killed, a security official said. In a separate incident 70 people from the same tribe were found dead in another mass grave near the city of Hit.

They are believed to have been members of the police and an anti-IS militia called Sahwa, or Awakening, and were reportedly shot at close range.

A witness said: “Early this morning we found those corpses and we have been told by some Islamic State militants that ‘those people are from Sahwa … and this is the punishment of anybody fighting Islamic State’.”

Tribal sheikhs from Albu Nimr say both sets of victims were among more than 300 men aged between 18 and 55 seized by Sunni insurgent group Islamic State this week.

Meanwhile, an international rights group says IS militants carried out a mass killing of Iraqi prison inmates when they seized the country’s second-largest city of Mosul in June.

Human Rights Watch said some 600 male Shiite inmates from Badoosh prison outside Mosul were forced to kneel along the edge of a nearby ravine and shot with automatic weapons. The New York-based watchdog said in a statement the Shiite prisoners were separated from several hundred Sunnis and a small number of Christians who were later set free. The information came from survivors.

Also in June, Islamic State claimed it had “executed” about 1,700 (Sunni Sufi, Shia and Christian) soldiers and military personnel captured from Camp Speicher outside Tikrit city.

Source: http://news.sky.com/story/1363465/reports-220-bodies-found-in-iraq-mass-graves

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  • AYATULLAH SISTANI URGES IRAQ GOVERNMENT TO HELP SUNNI TRIBES AGAINST ISIL
    Saturday, 01 November 2014

    Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has called on Baghdad to rush to the aid of the country’s Sunni tribes in their fight against the ISIL Takfiris.

    In a statement read out by an aide to Ayatollah Sistani in the holy city of Karbala after Friday prayers, the cleric pointed to the recent massacre of the Sunni Albu Nimr tribesmen in Anbar Province, saying, “What is required from the Iraqi government … is to offer quick support to the sons of this tribe and other tribes that are fighting Daesh (ISIL) terrorists.”

    “This will offer the opportunity to the other tribes to join the fighters against Daesh (ISIL),” he said.

    On Thursday the bodies of at least 220 men from the Albu Nimr tribe, who had been seized by the ISIL days earlier, were found in two mass graves.

    The Albu Nimr tribe has been resisting against the ISIL invasion since early October.

    The ISIL militants have been committing terrible atrocities in Iraq and Syria, including mass executions and beheading of local residents as well as foreign nationals.

    According to a report by the UN Security Council, thousands of foreign militants from 80 countries have flocked to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside the ISIL or other such groups.

    Iraqi army soldiers have been fighting the ISIL terrorists for nearly six months now. The troops have pledged to make more gains in their battle against the extremist group, which has large swathes of land under control in Iraq and Syria.

    Reports also say Iraqi armed forces surrounded the northern city of Baiji on Tuesday as they gear up to liberate the strategic oil-rich city from the ISIL Takfiri militants

    http://www.shiitenews.org/index.php/iraq/item/11558-ayat-sistani-urges-iraq-govt-to-help-sunni-tribes-against-isil

  • ایک مقامی سرکاری اہلکار نے امریکی خبررساں ادارے اے پی کو بتایا کہ سنی قبائلیوں اور ان کی خواتین کو جمعہ کو راس الما کے گاؤں میں ہلاک کیا گیا۔
    البونمر قبیلے کے لوگوں نے داعش کے جنگجوؤں کے خلاف شیعہ اکثریتی حکومت کا ساتھ دینے کا فیصلہ کیا تھا۔
    اس طرح کے اور بھی واقعات ہوئے ہیں کیونکہ مقامی قبائل کی وفاداریاں حاصل کرنے کی کوششیں کی جا رہی ہیں۔
    مبصرین کا خیال ہے کہ داعش لوگوں کو خوف زدہ کرنے کے لیے اس طرح کا قتل عام کر رہی ہے۔
    ایک اور مقامی اہلکار صبا خروت نے کہا کہ انبار کے صوبے میں رونما ہونے والا واقع انسانیت کے خلاف جرائم کے زمرے میں آتا ہے۔ انھوں نے عالمی برادری پر زور دیا کہ وہ داعش کے خلاف برسرپیکار سنی قبائل کی مدد کریں۔
    امریکی وزیر دفاع چک ہیگل نے کہا کہ سنی قبائل کا قتل عام اس بات کی عکاسی کرتا ہے کہ ’ہم کتنی خوفناک حقیقت کا سامنا کر رہے ہیں۔‘

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/urdu/world/2014/11/141101_is_massacre_iraq_fz