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The Yazidis – A Case for Justice, Retribution and Help

Towards the end of February 2019, coalition troops engaged in the assault on Islamic State’s last stronghold – Baghuz on the banks of the Euphrates in eastern Syria – made a gruesome discovery.  Dumped in dustbins they found the heads of 50 Yazidi women who had been forced to act as sex slaves to the jihadists.   Bloodthirsty and utterly inhumane to the last, they had decapitated the women before fleeing.

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