Object Name: Iraq
Caption: Iraq september , 2014
Mount Sinjar, Yazedi families have fled the city of Sinjar (also called Chengal) to the mountains, under the protection of the local militia. IS is only 15 minutes away.
The army of Qasim Chesho fight IS around the abandoned villages of zoraba and Ghobal.
This volunteer Yazidi army has yet no name ,and contains all ages and little weapons, it counts around 2000 memebr, half of them armed. Meanwhile they try to fight IS and protect their holy Yazidi places, They are daily attacked by IS.
Credit: eddy van wessel