Turkish Airstrikes Hit Yazidi Homeland in Northern Iraq, Displaced Yazidis Wonder if it Will Ever Be Safe to Go Home
Yazidi family at the base of Sinjar Mountain
Turkish warplanes struck Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq this week. Sinjar is home to the Yazidi people, an ethnoreligious minority who were targeted by ISIS in 2014. Their homeland sits just over the border from Syria—the families who still live here are literally caught between two of the world’s most polarizing conflicts.