UN Watchdog blasts Iraq over IDP treatment

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A lot of people would rather go back home to Anbar and live under IS, rather than be threatened here by militias


A UN watchdog has blasted the Iraqi authorities for their failure to adequately support and protect the nearly three million people displaced within its borders by the so-called Islamic State, citing examples of restricted movement, detention without due process and an "ad hoc" approach to aid delivery.

 

Close to three million people have been internally displaced inside Iraq since January 2014. Many have found their movement restricted - in violation of international principles.
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