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UN Official Warns of Possible Genocide Against Iraqi Yazidis

A senior U.N. human rights official warned Tuesday that Islamic State militants in Iraq may be trying to wipe out minority Yazidis. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic has just returned from a week in Baghdad and the Kurdish cities of Dohuk and Irbil, where hundreds of thousands of displaced persons have fled to escape the terrorist group, also known as ISIL. He told reporters that there has been a dangerous spike in violence and that human rights violations are...

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