Who Will Protect the Yazidis?

[TomGrossMedia] Tom Gross - Four coordinated explosions in the northern Iraqi villages of Qahtaniya and Jazeera on August 14, 2007, targeted Iraq's Yazidi ethnic and religious minority. 527 people died and over 1,500 were wounded, many burned alive, in the deadliest terror attack since the World Trade Center. The Yazidis are Kurdish-speaking, are not considered Arabs, and they may number as many as 700,000. The bombers were the Muslim Sunni supremacists of al-Qaeda in Iraq, who openly say that the moment they get the chance (i.e., when the Americans leave) they will wipe out every last Yazidi man, woman and child.

2007-11-23 01:00:00

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