The 2014 Genocide
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is recognized by the United Nations as the perpetrator of a genocide of Yazidis in the Sinjar area, northern Iraq. The genocide led to the expulsion, flight and effective exile of the Yazidis from their ancestral lands in Upper Mesopotamia. Wikipedia
Ezidis have endured countless attempts at annihilation, discrimination and hardship throughout their history, especially since the emergence of the Abrahamic religions. 73 of these acts can be counted, commanded by various the various powers that controlled the region.
In 2014, a 74th atrocious act was committed by the so-called Islamic State organization against the Ezidi community, a well-elaborated plan to destroy the very foundation of a society that was carrying high the banner of peace and the culture of tolerance.