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UN: IS Raped, Enslaved, Killed Yazidis in Genocide Campaign

United Nations investigators say a systematic campaign of rape, slavery and killing by Islamic State militants against Yazidis amounts to genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria released a report Thursday detailing an intentional campaign by Islamic State to eliminate the majority of the world's Yazidi population located around Sinjar, Iraq. Mass murders   "Genocide has occurred and is ongoing," said...

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