Sectarian-Based Violence: The Case of the Yezidis in Iraq and Syria -Middle East Institute

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A brief overview of the persecution experienced by the Yezidis community in Syria and Iraq. As IS (ISIS) makes gains in Northern Iraq, the Yezidis are once again under siege: see

http://www.mei.edu/content/map/sectarian-based-violence-case-yezidis-iraq-and-syria

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2014/08/iraqi-yazidis-if-move-they-will-kill-us-20148513656188206.html