Discussion 4.pdf - Have you heard of the Yezidis before reading this report Briefly summarize the content of the report What clues does this report give

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Have you heard of the Yezidis before reading this report? Briefly summarize the content of the report. What clues does this report give you about the future of religious minorities in non-democratic systems? Prior to reading the assigned report, I had no knowledge of the Yazidis.I had no idea of the condition these people were in as a result of religious persecution. This article did an exceptional job at creating awareness to the issue, and opening my eyes to how life has altered tremendously ever since. The report discusses in-depth the traumatic event that drastically changed the state of religious minorities in Iraq. In 2014, the “Islamic State killed 3,100 Yazidi people in Iraq and forced 6,800 women and children into sexual, marriage or religious conversion’ and even sent hundreds of them fleeting in an attempt to save their lives. The Yazidis are a Kurdish- speaking Mideast minority who have lived in northern Iraq since the 12th century. This particular group of people are set a part from the Islamic State being
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