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Born under IS, sick Iraqi children left undocumented, untreated

Born under IS, sick Iraqi children left undocumented, untreated

2019/05/16 | 19:50

(Hatha al-Youm | Iraq News)- Maya Gebeily writes for AFP:No documents? No doctor. Without state-issued IDs, Iraqi mothers struggle to have children born under the now-defeated Islamic State group treated for conditions ranging from asthma to epilepsy.

"It's unjust," said Salima, a 36-year-old mother of four living in the Laylan 2 displacement camp in northern Iraq.

Three of her children were born under IS rule and cannot go to school or leave the camp because they lack state-issued identity papers -- including Abdulkarim, who was struggling to nap in her lap on a muggy afternoon.

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