- Posted August 18, 2014 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Protests around the world
The Struggle for Peace
A demonstration include 80-100 pictures of Iraqi and Americans photographers and display by Iraqi Youth Group called ( US-Iraqi Youth Institute) In front of the Congress Aug-16 2014. The Group tried to show the suffering and pain of Iraqi that are facing everyday in the cities that under the control of ISIS and ISIL. The tourist and other come to the show, and the demonstration feels the pain, cried and sign the petition for peace. The President of the Group Mr. Haitham Al-Mayahi says " We are struggling for peace in Iraq, and ISIS destroyed our history, archeology, killing our children and sleeved our women. This is not our religion and Islam is religion of peace" Also Al-Mayahi said his group demonstration was to show the world Iraq have had the three religions started from Judaism, Christianity and finally Islam, not mention all other minorities who are losing their lives because of their faith." Hope he said is everything, and we will fight in anyway, peacefully until we see hope and a good future for Iraq and Iraq.