Dec 12, 2014

Yazidis in U.S. traumatized by crisis in Iraq - Houston Chronicle

Haider Elias boarded a plane to the United States from Iraq five years ago, leaving a life of war, ethnic violence and, as a Yazidi, religious persecution. The Yazidis, ethnic Kurds, are an ancient religious minority whose faith, neither Christian nor Muslim, has roots in Zoroastrianism. Because he had worked as a translator for U.S. special operations forces during the war in Iraq, Elias was...

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