In Iraq there is no peace for Yazidis

Those people are not people, they’re monsters. They’re not even monsters; monsters are better. I don’t think we can ever go home. It’s finished.

Yazidi, one of Iraq’s oldest minorities. They were forced to flee to Mount Sinjar in the Iraqi north-west region, or face slaughter by an encircling group of Islamic State (Isis) jihadists.

The Yazidis had been denounced as infidels by Al-Qaida in Iraq, a predecessor of Isis, which sanctioned their indiscriminate killing.

The rise of Islamic fundamentalism more broadly has pushed thousands of Yazidis to seek asylum in Europe.

Iraq's Yazidis Fleeing from ISIS Ethnic Cleansing

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