The Yezidis: a little-known people caught in a geopolitical game of chess

The Yezidis: a little-known people caught in a geopolitical game of chess

December 13, 2021
Ghazala Jango
(Sulaimani, Kurdistan-Iraq)
In 2014, the terrorist group ISIS attacked the city of Shingal/Sinjar in northern Iraq, killing or kidnapping nearly 10,000 Yezidi inhabitants. Many of the thousands of girls and women that ISIS took into sex slavery are still missing. Why did no one come to the aid of Yezidis in 2014, and why is no one helping them now?

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