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Thousands of Iraqi families bear the burden of IS legacy

1 month ago   |   By National Post

MOSUL, Iraq - When Ahmed Khalil ran out of work as a van driver in the Iraqi city of Mosul three years ago, he signed up with the Islamic State group's police force, believing the salary would help keep his struggling family afloat.
But what he wound up providing was a legacy that would outlast his job, and his life.
In Mosul and elsewhere across Iraq, thousands of families - including Khalil's widow and children - face crushing discrimination because their male relatives were seen as affiliated with or supporting IS when the extremists held large swaths of the country.
The wives, widows...
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Thousands of Iraqi families bear the burden of IS legacy

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

Thousands of Iraqi families bear the burden of guilt because of choices their male relatives made under IS
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