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Rewriting the massacre at Sinjar

August 2014: while Daesh are making progress in Iraq, the jihadists are taking Yezidi villages, killing men and taking women and children as their captives. The women will be used as sex slaves and the lot of adolescents will be forced conscription. Those who can, are taking refuge in the mountains of Sinjar. Yezidisme is a religion which is an off-shoot of Iranian Mithraism – a religion that incorporates elements of Islam.
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