Clinton: ISIS is committing genocide

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Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonWeld wins Libertarian nomination for VP Sanders supporter challenges Wyo. delegate allocation Dems to Clinton: Ignore Trump on past scandals MORE on Tuesday declared that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is committing genocide against religious minorities in the Middle East.
"I think I was asked this a couple months ago, and I said that term carries with it legal import, it is a very important concept and label for behavior that deserves that name," Clinton said at a campaign event in New Hampshire, Reuters reported.
"I am now sure we have enough evidence, what is happening is genocide deliberately aimed at destroying lives and wiping out the existence of Christians and other religious minorities," she added.
Last week, a bipartisan group of lawmakers called for Christians to be included in any official designation of genocide made against ISIS.

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