The identity controversy of religious minorities in Iraq: the crystallization of the Yazidi identity after 2003

@article{Ali2020TheIC,
  title={The identity controversy of religious minorities in Iraq: the crystallization of the Yazidi identity after 2003},
  author={M. Ali},
  journal={British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={47},
  pages={811 - 831}
}
  • M. Ali
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies
ABSTRACT This study examines the development of the Yazidi identity in Iraq after 2003, and the subsequent escalation of the controversial Yazidi identity after the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) invasion of Sinjar in 2014, an invasion that has caused great division among the Yazidi community. Furthermore, the study identifies the political trends that continue to influence the Yazidi’s ethnic, religious and ethno-nationalist identity as a whole. The debate at the core of the… Expand