ISIL Makes Civilians to Dress as Militants in Iraq’s Kirkuk
KABUL: (Middle East Press) According to reports on Monday, the Takfiri militants group has forced civilians to dress as militants in the district of Hawija in the province of Kirkuk.
“The ISIL militias have recently asked residents of Hawija to dress up as the group’s militants and warned lawbreakers they will face punishment as harsh as the death penalty,” Sarhad Qadir, director of police in Kirkuk province, told the Kurdish newspaper Rudaw.
In the district of Zab in Kirkuk, the ISIL militants have punished a young man for wearing a t-shirt that had foreign phrases.
“This morning, ISIL beaten a young man from the Zab District 30 times for wearing a T-shirt containing foreign words in the center of the district (60 km southwest of Kirkuk),” a local source said, adding, the Takfiri group has “required men, young people and even children to wear long dresses,” and threatened to “punish the violators of these instructions.”