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Islamic State ‘has committed genocide’ – BBC News

Islamic State ‘has committed genocide’ – BBC News

The US says the Islamic State (IS) group has committed genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims.

US Secretary of State John Kerry declared IS, which he called Daesh, as “genocidal by self-proclamation, by ideology and by actions”.

Mr Kerry also said the group was responsible for crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing.

Source: Islamic State ‘has committed genocide’ – BBC News