New Video released by IS shows dozens of Yazidis converting to Islam

August 22, 2014 4:55 AM

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New Video released by IS shows dozens of Yazidis converting to Islam

The 10-minute recording describes the Yazidis, who belong to Iraq's Kurdish minority, as ‘true infidels’ who practice ‘rare rituals’ to worship the ‘cursed Satan’.

Earlier this month, tens of thousands of Yazidis fled to the mountains after the IS took the town of Sinjar in northern Iraq. The IS, which has made gains over the past weeks in northern Iraq, had warned Christians and Yazidis they should convert or leave as it seized their most important towns.

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