One Year After Massacre, Iraq's Yazidis a Broken People

August 10, 2015 11:46 AM
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A year ago, on August 3, Islamic State militants stormed the homelands of Iraq's Yazidi minority, killing hundreds of men and enslaving thousands of women. The scenes of desperate Yazidi families crowding on the top of Sinjar mountain without food or water spurred Kurdish fighters into action, an emergency airlift and the start of the U.S. airstrike campaign against the Islamic State Sunni extremists. Sharon Behn has more.