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Persecuted Yazidis Call for International Recognition of Crimes Against Them

posted on May 16, 2016

At Reuters, Anna Martin reports, “Yazidi campaigners are calling for world leaders to declare their treatment by Islamic State as genocide to escalate obligations for the international community to prevent crimes against them and punish those victimizing women and children.” Thousands of Yazidis have been enslaved or killed by ISIS as the terrorist organization has been intentionally targeting religious minorities. “Islamic State destroyed our lives and future,” said Nasreen, a victim of ISIS abuse.

Read at Reuters