Iraq’s Yazidis: UN investigates ISIL war crimes

Five years since the Yazidis were targeted by ISIL, mass graves are still being uncovered.

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    It is five years since thousands of Yazidis in Iraq were killed, taken hostage or forced into exile by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, or ISIS).

    The Yazidi community is demanding accountability for the crimes committed.

    A special UN investigative team says it is making slow but steady progress.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Dohuk.


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