Caliphate Cubs

In abandoned villa, Syrian children study on the ground

Iraqi Kurds Rebuke Report Accusing Them of Electrocuting Islamic State Children

The autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq rejected a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report published Tuesday accusing Iraqi Kurds of using “electric shock” and other forms of torture to force child detainees into giving false confessions of involvement with the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL).

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Report: Child Soldiers Used to Fight Against ISIS in Iraq

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has issued a report accusing Shiite militias in Iraq of using child soldiers to fight against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). The terrorist group is widely known for also using this practice.

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Australia Contends with Potential Wave of Disillusioned Former ISIS Members

In 2014, thousands of Westerners traveled to Iraq and Syria to join the Islamic State (ISIS/ISL) as the terrorist group expands its caliphate. But now some are realizing the life of a jihadist is not nearly as grand as advertised, forcing Western countries to contend with the mass return of citizens with ties to the terrorist group.