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December 31, 2015 11:38 am

Clinton Calls Islamic State Persecution of Mideast Christians, Yazidis ‘Genocide’

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Hillary Clinton at the Saban Forum. The presidential candidate said that the Islamic State is committing genocide against Christians, Yazidis, and other religious minorities in the Middle East. Photo: Screenshot.

Hillary Clinton at the Saban Forum. The presidential candidate said that the Islamic State is committing genocide against Christians, Yazidis, and other religious minorities in the Middle East. Photo: Screenshot.

JNS.org – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said that the Islamic State is committing genocide against Christians, Yazidis, and other religious minorities in the Middle East.

“I think I was asked this a couple months ago, and I said that term carries with it legal import, it is a very important concept and label for behavior that deserves that name,” Clinton responded to a voter at a town hall in Berlin, N.H.

The voter asked Clinton if she was willing to join other leaders in designating the Islamic State’s persecution against religious minorities as genocide.

“I am now sure we have enough evidence, what is happening is genocide deliberately aimed at destroying lives and wiping out the existence of Christians and other religious minorities,” Clinton said.

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The Obama administration has yet to decide if it will officially designate Islamic State violence as genocide.

Meanwhile, terrorists are still holding hostage over 3,000 Yazidis, confirmed a Yazidi activist who escaped from the Islamic State last year after being used as a sex slave.

“At this moment there are 3,400 people in detention who are Syrian or Iraqi,” 21-year-old, Nadia Murad Basee Taha told Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos during a visit to Athens.

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  • Gnomercy9

    “Islamic State is committing genocide against Christians, Yazidis, and other religious minorities in the Middle East”

    Hillary Clinton says BEFORE the election.

  • Steve Wenick

    Hillary Clinton said that the Islamic State is committing genocide against Christians, Yazidis, and other religious minorities.

    In case Mrs. Clinton doesn’t know what the ‘other’ minorities are, to which she referred, they are called Jews, or at least the few who managed not to be murdered or expelled just for being Jewish.

  • Emanuel

    It does not matter she does not belong in the race. She deserves an indictment not an article. People wake up this woman is the absolute last woman on earth we should ever consider for President, she has a history of protecting criminals including Bill who has a long documented history of abusing women. She also caused the “genocide” by selling arms to AQ in Yemen and Libya (calling them “moderate” rebels which they certainly were not) which made their way with fighters into Syria, she does not get a pass.

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