The former sex slaves now work as advocates for the persecuted Yazidis.
Elias’ family’s home is the only inhabited residence on the street. A protective wall prevents those on the street from knowing
The Islamic State is using many for sexual slavery or forcing them to fight for the militant group, investigators say.
When it was his turn to speak, I watched him bow his head as you do when saying a prayer. He trembled his way to the podium.
Investigators say the extremist group is holding at least 3,200 women and children captive.
The U.S. Government Finally Admitted ISIS Is Committing Genocide. Yet a Complacent World Risks Repeating the Tragedy of 1994.
Now, as ISIS monsters stride through villages, crucifying Christians and burning Yazidis and erecting slave markets the likes
Who Are the Yazidi 'Devil Worshipers' and Why Is ISIS Trying to Slaughter and Enslave This Ancient Minority? Part Two.
Like most Iraqis who suffered under Saddam Hussein, the Yazidis celebrated the overthrow of this hated dictator but, like the ancient Christian communities of northern Iraq, they soon became the target of fanatical Sunni jihadist groups.
Who Are the Yazidi "Devil Worshipers" and Why Is ISIS Trying to Slaughter and Enslave This Ancient Minority? Part Three.
As it transpired, Baba Chawish was a member of one of three castes that all Yazidis belong to, he was a holy man from the highest sheikh (priest) caste. He led a life of piety and celibacy and had authority over the shrine.
Who Are the Yazidi "Devil Worshipers" and Why Is ISIS Trying to Slaughter and Enslave This Ancient Minority? Part One.
In case you missed the story of the ISIS fanatics' conquest of the Yazidis' ancient homeland in August 2014, a recap is essential for understanding the plight of this endangered community that has faced centuries of what can only be described as a genocidal assault.
Journey to Iraqi Kurdistan -- Realm of the Endangered Yazidi Pagans and Female Anti-ISIS Peshmerga Fighters
It was the sort of invitation that causes both excitement and trepidation, an invite to visit the autonomous mountain enclave in northern Iraq known as Kurdistan to carry out field research.
The group has targeted and killed members of the Yazidi religion, along with Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria.
The majority of Jewish refugees found a haven in Israel. For peace, it is important that all bona fide refugees be treated