Yazidis are minority ethno-religious group indigenous to Upper Mesopotamia. Majority of these people in the Middle East live in disputed territories of Northern Iraq in the Nineveh and Dohuk. This community believe in the combined elements of several ancient Middle Eastern religions. These beliefs led them to become the target of a genocide by ISIL militants in 2014. A UN investigation team found evidence against 1,444 possible perpetrators of the genocide.


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