In this Tuesday, April 15, 2015 photo, Yazidis gather to light flames, some capturing the scene with their mobile phones, at the holy shrine of Lalish, 57 kilometers (35 miles) north of militant-held Mosul, Iraq, as thousands celebrate the New Year, their first since Islamic State militants swept through the area last summer. Yazidis, a centuries-old religion derived from Zoroastrianism, Christianity and Islam, believe that the occasion marks the creation of the earth, also the day that God created the holy shrine in Lalish. (AP Photo/Seivan M.Salim)

Iraq’s Yazidis Take Claims Of Genocide By ISIS To International Criminal Court

The claims of genocide against the Yazidi minority include summary execution of hundreds of men, the rape of thousands of women, and the abduction of children who are forced to convert to Salafist Islam.