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Yazidis Urge Action on Thousands of ‘Forgotten’ Hostages Held by Daesh

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Yazidi refugees in Kurdistan region, Iraq. Photo: Defend International.


Exactly two years after the Daesh terrorist group massacred and abducted the Yazidi community in Sinjar, survivors of the tragedy told Sputnik they fear their plight has been forgotten.

On August 3 2014 the Daesh terrorist group attacked the predominantly Yadizi town of Sinjar, in north-west Iraq.

After taking control of the town and the surrounding areas, Daesh terrorists massacred 5,000 Yazidi men and took thousands of people hostage.

Full story: sputniknews.com

Sputnik International


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