A new round of fighting has driven some 1,000 Yazidi families from their homes. The security situation remains fragile, despite a cease-fire agreed on earlier this week.
13 Nov 2021
Years after the Yazidi massacre by the "Islamic State," tens of thousands of survivors still aren't able to return home. In Iraqi Kurdistan, a German aid worker is trying to help these refugees.
18 Nov 2020
This month marks five years since the northern Iraqi city of #Sinjar – home to the #Yazidi ethno-religious minority – was liberated from the Islamic State group, under which it suffered horrific persecution in 2014. Between June and September, more than 34,000 internally displaced persons returned to live in the region. In addition to the closure of #refugee camps and the desire to return home, the Covid-19 pandemic has also played a role. But the Yazidis are returning at a time of political tensions. Our correspondents Jack Hewson and Lucile Wassermann report.