The Islamic State Effect on Minorities in Iraq
Dr. Shak Hanish

Since the control of “the Islamic state in Iraq and Syria” (ISIS) over large parts of Iraq, especially in the north, ethnic and religious minorities living there are facing several problems and challenges, including the issue of survival. In this paper, I will examine the impact of ISIS on these religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and the problems they encounter. I will suggest some ways to help them withstand pressure and stay in their original homeland of Iraq, especially in Nineveh province, where most of these minorities of Christians, Yazedis, Shabaks, and Turkomans live.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/rah.v4n1a2