Anonymous releases list of IS-linked Twitter accounts

(AGI) Rome, Mar 6 - Anonymous has released a list of Twitteraccounts liked to Islamic State (IS), asking users to re-postthem on social networks to have them removed. According to UKnewspaper The Independent, there are 9,200 names on the newlist, some of them referring to accounts that have already beentaken down. Twitter told the paper: "We review all reportedcontent against our rules, which prohibit direct, specificthreats of violence against others." Christians in Iraqcontinue to be persecuted, and IS militia have published photosof fresh damage to holy Christian sites in the Province

(AGI) Rome, Mar 6 - Anonymous has released a list of Twitteraccounts liked to Islamic State (IS), asking users to re-postthem on social networks to have them removed. According to UKnewspaper The Independent, there are 9,200 names on the newlist, some of them referring to accounts that have already beentaken down. Twitter told the paper: "We review all reportedcontent against our rules, which prohibit direct, specificthreats of violence against others." Christians in Iraqcontinue to be persecuted, and IS militia have published photosof fresh damage to holy Christian sites in the Province ofNineveh. These show statues and icons destroyed, smashedtombstones and two militiamen removing a cross from a churchand replacing it with a black flag. A bridge was said byKurdish Peshmerga sources to have been blown up in southernKirkuk, to prevent Iraqi army attempts to liberate the area.The Kurdish militia had made major progress in driving theJihadists away from the surrounding area over the last fewdays. Meanwhile three British teenagers detained in Turkey,suspected of trying to travel to join IS in Syria, have beenreleased under caution by police in London. All three wererepatriated after being arrested in Istanbul on Friday. Turkishnewspaper Hurriyet reported that the two 17-year-olds and one19-year-old came from northwest London. Turkish intelligencehas named them as Gafur H., Mohammed N. and Mohammad Abdullah.(AGI).