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March 19 is the 12th Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq. I’m writing to express my concerns about the People of Iraq and my belief in the U.S. “responsibility to protect”.

I draw your attention to the responsibility the United States and the international community has for the victims of current human rights abuses taking place in Iraq as a direct consequence of that ill-begotten war.

My religious Order, the Dominicans, is one of the few humanitarian organizations still operating in the regions of Northern Iraq where hundreds of thousands of men, women and children are suffering disastrous abuses of their human rights and human dignity.

Read more of Sr. Lucianne’s Siers’ Op Ed featured in the Mar 19 edition of National Catholic Reporter.

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