Caliphate of Beggars and Extorters: ISIS Starts Fundraiser in Mosul

Caliphate of Beggars and Extorters: ISIS Starts Fundraiser in Mosul
Sun Oct 23, 2016 13:24:35

According to Iraqi media reports, ISIS forces in Mosul have been forcing the local population they are already using as a huge human shield to donate money to support their cause.

Iraqi News, citing local Iraqi media, reports that ISIS in Mosul has launched a large fundraising campaign to support the "Caliphate State" and are compelling Mosul residents to "donate."

"The donations were coerced through threats of violence or severe pressure," Iraqi News said, citing an Al Sumaria TV channel report that also commented that "significant rejection and resentment rose among the residents."

The ISIS terror group is currently in severe financial crisis due to the loss of many of its funding resources, including, first and foremost, its oil trade in Syria.

In addition to taking their money, ISIS militants are reportedly using the citizens of Mosul as a human shield against an all-out air and ground assault, with a city-wide gas attack thought to be one possible scenario if the terrorists get desperate, Sputnik reported.



string(2113) "[{"id":"1875950","sort":"3648963","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/22/alalam_636127445084670945_25f_4x3.jpg","title":"ISIS Forcing Deir Ezzur Residents to Go to Mosul Battlefield"} ,{"id":"1876013","sort":"3648962","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/22/alalam_636127514955043150_25f_4x3.mp4","title":"VIDEO: Iraqi Air Force Bombards ISIL Positions in North, East of Mosul"} ,{"id":"1876038","sort":"3648961","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/22/alalam_636127529967022999_25f_4x3.jpg","title":"Kurdish Forces Capture 2 ISIL Terrorists Disguised as Women Trying to Flee Mosul"} ,{"id":"1876069","sort":"3648960","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/22/alalam_636127568687714869_25f_4x3.jpg","title":"US Defense Secretary Arrives in Baghdad to Assess Mosul Offensive"} ,{"id":"1876096","sort":"3648959","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/22/alalam_636127600620197430_25f_4x3.jpg","title":"VIDEO: Iraq PM Says “Thanks But No Thanks” to Turkey on Mosul"} ,{"id":"1876277","sort":"3648958","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/23/alalam_636128133229629232_25f_4x3.mp4","title":"Mosul VIDEO: Iraqi Popular Forces Annihilate ISIS Booby Traps in Recaptured Villages"} ,{"id":"1876298","sort":"3648957","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/23/alalam_636128158609144920_25f_4x3.jpg","title":"Iraqi Children from Mosul Speak of ISIS Crimes"} ,{"id":"1876313","sort":"3648955","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/23/alalam_636128183138357437_25f_4x3.jpg","title":"ISIS Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Top Advisor Killed in Iraq’s Mosul City"} ,{"id":"1876338","sort":"3648956","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/23/alalam_636128209277052664_25f_4x3.jpg","title":"Toxic Sulphur Cloud from Plant Torched By ISIS Killed Two Iraqi Civilians in Mosul"} ,{"id":"1876353","sort":"3648954","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/23/alalam_636128232236108434_25f_4x3.jpg","title":"SHOCKING! ISIS Militants Throw 16 People Off Bridge in Mosul"} ,{"id":"1876358","sort":"3648953","contenttypeid":"21","pic":"/2016/10/23/alalam_636128238946299386_25f_4x3.jpg","title":"ISIS Militants Burn Pharmaceutical Plant Near Mosul"} ]"