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Sinjar’s #Yazidis and their #Arab and #Kurdish Sunni neighbours lived in peace until 3 August 2014. The date is scrawled on the city’s ruins. It is seared in memory. On that day, ISIS militants and their local Sunni supporters overran the district and surrounding areas.
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Massacres, forced conversions to #Islam, and kidnappings ensued. Militants took women and girls as sex slaves in a campaign of terror that #Yazidis describe as 74th attempt to annihilate them because of their faith.
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Like others be4 them,ISIS followers regard Yazidis as devil-& sun-worshipping apostates. Yazidism is a closed religion that forbids converts,enforces a strict caste system,brands followers who abandon it infidels&prohibits intermarriage with non-Yazidis,reinforcing its insularity
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Many Yazidi ppl who survived genocide suffer from both physical & psychological trauma although some don’t apparent to b traumatized. Researchers have done a lot of studies to cover these effects on them.
This series of tweets will b about researches on Yazidi genocide survivors.
The Yezidi community continues to be targeted by ISIS. 300k vegetate in camps. 1000s of others hv bn killed are missing, or remain in captivity where they are subjected to unspeakable sexual & physical abuse.

Sex-Slavery: One Aspect of the Yezidi Genocide
brill.com/abstract/journ…
Huge numbers of men were executed; thousands upon thousands of women & children were abducted & wilfully subjected to sexual violence. The religious minority was to be eliminated and the will of the victims broken.

The #Yazidi—Religion, Culture and Trauma
scirp.org/journal/PaperI…
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LIBERALS ARE ATTEMPTING TO REVERSE THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT!

Think about it!

And who’s leading them?
A woman posts a “risky pic”

-conservative women compliment and applaud her.
-liberal women attack her.

THEY SAY...

*fat
*ugly
*old
*bad mom
*whore
Liberals claim that republicans are racists.

A black supporter steps up and says “I’m a republican”

THEY SAY...

#trader
#coon
#uncletom
THEY USE MOB MENTALITY TO BULLY MINORITIES OUT OF THINKING FOR THEMSELVES!
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Hi everyone thank you for all your support and empathy in the past few days.
To minimize further injuries, the original voicemail with the intended subject's name has been removed, but I am reposting here with name obscured: soundcloud.com/user-251012259… (thanks for tech help!)
I am also reposting my entire Twitter message regarding this incident, with other important ideas I forgot to include:
four days ago my work phone got a rambling but confrontational 3.5 min voicemail from someone questioning my legitimacy to teach based on my presumed #citizenship and #ethnic identity. You can hear the actual message here: soundcloud.com/user-251012259…
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