Is this the end for the Yazidis of Iraq?

In northern Iraq, followers of one of the world’s most colourful religions are in danger of being wiped out by Islamic State jihadists. The followers of the Peacock Angel believe they are facing their 73rd genocide.

They are forced to sleep in caves, faced with temperatures of over 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit) and have no food or water, let alone arms to defend themselves with.

Many Yazidis fled Sinjar with only the clothes on their back, leaving behind all of their belongings…

Is this the end for the Yazidis of Iraq?

A Yazidi woman fleeing violence covers her feet with clothes as she walks toward the Syrian border on Aug. 11.

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Is this the end for the Yazidis of Iraq?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iraq/11019510/Is-this-the-end-for-the-Yazidis-of-Iraq.html

What chance do Yazidis have against group too brutal for al Qaeda?

http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/07/opinion/iraq-yazidi-isis-nawaz/

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