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Religious Minorities Find Sanctuary in Kurdistan

Religious minorities are fleeing their homes in northern Iraq to escape Islamic State militants, who are singling them out. Tens of thousands of Christians and members of the Yazidi sect have headed into Kurdistan. But many are trapped in a mountainous region, with no food and water. The United States has begun airstrikes against the Islamic State fighters, and air drops of food and water. Two years ago, journalist Henry Ridgwell visited Kurdistan and found that it had become a refuge...

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