The Babylon Movement (Arabic: حركة بابليون) is an ethnic Chaldean political party situated in Iraq. Founded in 2014, it is the political wing of the Babylon Brigade, a nominally Christian militia that was formed as part of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces. Rayan al-Kildani, an Iraqi Chaldean Christian with close ties to the Badr Organization , heads both the party and militia. On July 18, 2019, the U.S. Treasury sanctioned Rayan based on charges of corruption and human rights abuses .
|Military wing||Babylon Brigade|
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كتائب بابليونParticipant in Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017)
Chaldean flag is used by Babylon Brigade.
|Part of||Popular Mobilization Forces|
|Opponent(s)||Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant|
|Battles and war(s)||Iraqi Civil War (2014–2017)|
- "A Mostly Non-Christian Militia Won 2 Of Iraqi Christians' Parliamentary Seats". HuffPost. Retrieved 30 Aug 2019.
- "U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iraqi Militia Leaders and Ex-Governors". New York Times. Retrieved 30 Aug 2019.
- U.S. Dept. of Treasury press release.
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