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US Student Becomes Yazidi Advocate

The depredations of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq against monuments, archaeological treasures and thousands of innocent people have drawn outrage from around the world. No group has suffered more than the religious minority known as Yazidis, thousands of whom continue to live in U.N. refugee camps as Kurdish forces fight jihadists in northern Iraq. An American graduate student at the University of Chicago who spent time with Yazidis has become a champion of their cause. In a...

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