Sunday, November 15, 2015

Kurdish forces seize Iraq's Sinjar town from Islamic State

(Iraq) Kurdish forces supported by US airstrikes continue on their fightback against ISIS by taking back the Yazidi town of Sinjar.

Sinjar, which was captured by ISIS in August 14, brought ISIS to the prominence of the world with pictures of the Yazidi minority seeking shelter on the slopes of Mount Sinjar. With the recapture of the town, evidence is slowly emerging of the cruelty of ISIS towards the Yazidis, with a number of mass graves being unearthed.

Now would be a good time for the world to rebuild this town in which to allow the Yazidis to return to their homeland.