Of course, I'm still waiting for moderate Muslims to launch international protests against the atrocities of the Islamic State. I'm waiting . . . and waiting . . . and waiting . . .
Mohammed Shia al-Sudani said the Sunni militants had also buried alive some of their victims, including women and children. Some 300 women were kidnapped as slaves, he added.
"We have striking evidence obtained from Yazidis fleeing Sinjar and some who escaped death, and also crime scene images that show indisputably that the gangs of the Islamic States have executed at least 500 Yazidis after seizing Sinjar," Sudani told Reuters.
Sinjar is the ancient home of the Yazidis, one of the towns captured by the Sunni militants who view the community as "devil worshipers".
"Some of the victims, including women and children were buried alive in scattered mass graves in and around Sinjar," Sudani said. (Continue Reading.)