A refugee from the minority Yazidi sect carries a sign referring to the Kurdish People's Defence Units in Qamishli, northeastern Syria on August 17, 2014. Yazidis and Assyrians are two of the minority sects under assault from ISIS.

A refugee from the minority Yazidi sect carries a sign referring to the Kurdish People's Defence Units in Qamishli, northeastern Syria on August 17, 2014. Yazidis and Assyrians are two of the minority sects under assault from ISIS.

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Rodi Said/Reuters

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