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    Religious Minorities Find Sanctuary in Kurdistani
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    Henry Ridgwell
    August 08, 2014 9:21 PM
    Religious minorities are fleeing their homes in northern Iraq to escape Islamic State militants, who are singling them out. Tens of thousands of Christians and members of the Yazidi sect have headed into Kurdistan. Two years ago, Henry Ridgwell went to Kurdistan for VOA and filed this report on how the region had become a welcome refuge for Iraq's religious minority groups.

    Religious Minorities Find Sanctuary in Kurdistan

    Henry Ridgwell

    Published August 08, 2014

    Religious minorities are fleeing their homes in northern Iraq to escape Islamic State militants, who are singling them out. Tens of thousands of Christians and members of the Yazidi sect have headed into Kurdistan. Two years ago, Henry Ridgwell went to Kurdistan for VOA and filed this report on how the region had become a welcome refuge for Iraq's religious minority groups.


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