Iraq: fate of the Yezidi community

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Series Details 04.09.14
Publication Date 04/09/2014
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In the areas seized by ‘Islamic State’ fighters on 3 August 2014 in north-west Iraq, including the city of Sinjar, non-Muslims refusing to convert have been slaughtered or forced to flee, members of the Yezidi, Christian, Shabak and Turkmen communities being among the victims of this ‘cleansing’ operation.

Source Link http://www.europarl.europa.eu/EPRS/538875-Iraq-le-sort-des-Yezidis-EN.pdf
Related Link(s)
ESO: Background information: Statement on the deterioration of the situation in Iraq http://www.europeansources.info/record/press-release-statement-on-the-deterioration-of-the-situation-in-iraq/
ESO: Background information: Crisis in Iraq: The European Union's humanitarian response http://www.europeansources.info/record/memo-crisis-in-iraq-the-european-unions-humanitarian-response/

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