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Germany gives life sentence to ISIS member over Yazidi genocide

German court sentences an ex-Islamic State member to life in prison for involvement in the the mass murder of the Yazidis in Iraq.

Germany gives life sentence to ISIS member over Yazidi genocide

German woman convicted in Yazidi girl's death in Iraq

Munich court convicts woman married to ISIS fighter in the aiding and abetting of murder of 5-year-old Yazidi girl.

German woman convicted in Yazidi girl's death in Iraq

Jewish groups commemorate 7th anniversary of Yazidi genocide

Jewish groups around the world marked the massacre, with the AJC calling it “one of the most horrific atrocities in recent history.”

Jewish groups commemorate 7th anniversary of Yazidi genocide

Did Al Baghdadi’s elimination stand behind US retreat?

Did Al Baghdadi’s elimination stand behind US retreat?

The Yazidis - the forgotten people

Opinion: The Yazidis are today the most oppressed people on earth - yet are totally forgotten by the United Nations and liberal aid groups.

The Yazidis - the forgotten people

From 10000 to 900 Christians: The Arab Spring

From 10000 to 900 Christians: The Arab Spring

What were Iraqi Yazidis doing in Israel?

Away from prying cameras, group of Yazidis attend medical clown workshop to help children and adults living in combat zones.

What were Iraqi Yazidis doing in Israel?

Hundreds of Yazidis killed by ISIS discovered in mass grave

Remains of more than 340 Yazidi Kurds discovered in ancient city of Nineveh.

Hundreds of Yazidis killed by ISIS discovered in mass grave

Pro-Palestinian pretense

Pro-Palestinian pretense

A Yazidi survivor lauds freedom of religion in Israel

A Yazidi survivor lauds freedom of religion in Israel

Yazidis in Turkey on the verge of extinction

Yazidis in Turkey on the verge of extinction  

The folly of the fury over Trump's refugee order

The folly of the fury over Trump's refugee order

Trump ban may prevent Iraqi lawmaker from receiving prize

Yazidi leader may be prevented from receiving a human rights prize because of the Trump administration’s travel ban.

Trump ban may prevent Iraqi lawmaker from receiving prize

Do we need another wake up call?

Do we need another wake up call?

Israel helps Yazidi slave girl's story be heard

'ISIS terrorists took us, did whatever they wanted to us, then sold us as slaves. I wanted to die.'

Israel helps Yazidi slave girl's story be heard

On ending ISIS' real sexual violence, Trump thrashes Hillary

On ending ISIS' real sexual violence, Trump thrashes Hillary

Genocide seen through the victim's eyes

Yolanda Papini-Pollock releases documentary that shows genocide through survivor testimony.

Israeli filmmaker shows genocide through the eyes of its victimsplayer

More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war

UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria condemns horrific human rights violations by all sides, calls to 'end the Yazidi genocide.'

More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war

ISIS looks to exterminate Yazidi minority

UN report reveals thousands of Yazidi sex slaves still held by ISIS terrorists.

ISIS looks to exterminate Yazidi minority

Do we deserve this barbarity?

Do we deserve this barbarity?

Report: ISIS burns 19 Yazidi girls alive

Kurdish media reports the girls were publicly executed after refusing to become sex slaves.

Report: ISIS burns 19 Yazidi girls alive

MPs urge UK gov't to recognize ISIS 'genocide'

Symbolic vote unanimously passes in House of Commons, but government says it's up to the courts to formally recognize genocide.

MPs urge British government to recognize ISIS 'genocide'

Over 3,000 Yazidis being held by jihadists

Yazidi activist and escaped ISIS sex slave reports to Greek president that 3,400 of her people are in detention in Iraq and Syria.

Over 3,000 Yazidis being held captive by jihadists

For Christians, it is a choice between Israel and Islamic State

For Christians, it is a choice between Israel and Islamic State

ISIS rigs Yazidi mass grave with bombs

Grave of 123 Yazidi victims - mostly older women too old to be sex slaves - left rigged by ISIS as part of its genocide against Yazidis.

ISIS rigs Yazidi mass grave with bombs

Yazidis torch Muslim homes in Sinjar

Some Sunnis had identified their Yazidi neighbors in Sinjar - recently recaptured by Kurds - for ISIS to brutally kill and rape.

Report: Yazidis torch Muslim homes in revenge for ISIS genocide

Report: ISIS committed genocide against Yazidis

Holocaust Memorial Museum releases new report about the genocide committed by ISIS against Iraqi minorities.

ISIS committed genocide against Yazidis, says Holocaust Museum

Why Worry About Yazidis when You can Focus on Palestinian "Refugees"

Why Worry About Yazidis when You can Focus on Palestinian "Refugees"

How to Ensure the Future of Iraq's Minority Groups

How to Ensure the Future of Iraq's Minority Groups

Jewish Businessman Rescuing Women from ISIS

The real war on women: Canadian entrepreneur Steve Maman rescues more than 120 Christian and Yazidi girls.

Jewish Businessman Rescuing Yazidi and Christian Women from ISISplayer

Not to Act Against Evil is to Act

Not to Act Against Evil is to Act

The Assyrians and ISIS: Part II

The Assyrians and ISIS: Part II

Israel Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry.

Israel Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry.

The West's "Ardent" Feminists Abandon Women to the Caliph

The West's "Ardent" Feminists Abandon Women to the Caliph

ISIS Kills 300 Yazidis West of Mosul

Yazidi and Iraqi officials say 300 Yazidi captives killed by ISIS in the Tal Afar district near Mosul.

ISIS Kills 300 Yazidis West of Mosul

Israel's Independence is a Powerful Statement for Mideast Minorities

Israel's Independence is a Powerful Statement for Mideast Minorities

ISIS Releases 227 Yazidi Captives

Yazidis released in Kirkuk; second batch of prisoner releases in 2015.

ISIS Releases 227 Yazidi Captives

Why Has Support for the Yazidis Disappeared?

Expert explains fight of Iraqi minority group against ISIS, which is complicated by Kurds aligning closer with Iran.

Why Has Support for the Yazidis Disappeared?

UN Report: ISIS May Have Committed Genocide

Report listing atrocities committed by ISIS shows it is guilty of 'war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide' against Yazidis.

UN Report: ISIS May Have Committed Genocide

Israeli Aid Agency Ups Support to Yazidi Refugees

IsraAID has already helped some 1,000 families forced from their homes by the Islamic State - but much more is still needed.

More Israeli Aid Set to Reach Christian, Yazidi Refugees of ISIS