What Explains the Abandonment of Yezidi People by the Kurdish Forces in 2014? Foreign Support or Internal Factors

  title={What Explains the Abandonment of Yezidi People by the Kurdish Forces in 2014? Foreign Support or Internal Factors},
  author={Hawre Hasan Hama},
  pages={428 - 449}
Abstract In 2014, the genocide of Yezidi people in Shingal by the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) attracted the world’s attention and triggered a military intervention by the United States. The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has been accused of allowing the genocide to occur because it had been in military and security control of the area, but abandoned the local population to its horrific fate when ISIL attacked. As such, the KDP’s rival parties regard the withdrawal of KDP Peshmerga… 

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