August 5, 2014
Iraq's Religious Minorities Are Being Slaughtered
A. Slater, The Daily Beast
The Associated Press
In a major defeat for Kurdish forces the Iraqi town of Sinjar was captured Sunday by the group known as ISIS, now calling itself the Islamic State. This is the Kurds first major loss to ISIS and a catastrophe for the religious minorities who had taken refuge in the area and are now at imminent risk of being slaughtered.
TAGGED: Iraq, Yezidi, Kurds, ISIS, Islamic State