Iraqi and Kurdish officers have arrested hundreds of children over alleged ISIS affiliation. Human Rights Watch have said the arrest of these Iraqi children "will create lifelong negative consequences".
Despite convening for the first time with the new members, the Iraqi Parliament was unable to achieve any of the goals on the agenda due to internal disputes on the issue of the ‘largest parliamentary bloc’. The largest bloc will be responsible for forming the new government.
Lawyers and civil society activists in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq call for greater legal capabilities to convict ISIS militants, especially those who kidnapped and killed Yazidi men, women and children.
Weeks after the elections in Iraq were held, the Parliament has not yet been formed. Current Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is seeking to push parties to form blocs that would lead to a complete parliament.
A number of volunteer charity organisations, including the Orphan's Joy Organisation, are operating in Mosul and are helping families in need during the month of Ramadan. Many of these family's have been directly impact by ISIS' terror during their reign in Mosul.
With the nearing of the Iraqi Parliamentary Elections set to be held in a few days, ISIS have targeted candidates participating in the elections. The Iraqi government has declared that it has plans to secure the voting station for citizens.