3,000 Yazidi refugees settled in Nebraska after being TERRORIZED by ISIS…

There’s a community of Yazidis who were terrorized by ISIS in Northern Iraq and have resettled in Nebraska. They number about 3,000.

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From NPR:

Nebraska is a long way from northern Iraq. But nearly 3,000 refugees from the region’s small Yazidi ethnic minority have resettled there, driven from their homes by the horrific violence perpetrated by the Islamic State group and decades of religious and ethnic persecution. Special correspondent Jack Williams of NET reports on why refugees are finding the city of Lincoln so welcoming.

Many refugees driven from their homeland in Northern Iraq by ISIS have found a new home in a place you might not expect- Nebraska.

Almost 3,000 Yazidis, a small non-Muslim religious and ethnic minority mostly from the Sinjar region of Iraq, now call the state’s capital, Lincoln, home.

Many refugees driven from their homeland in Northern Iraq by ISIS have found a new home in a place you might not expect- Nebraska.

Almost 3,000 Yazidis, a small non-Muslim religious and ethnic minority mostly from the Sinjar region of Iraq, now call the state’s capital, Lincoln, home.

Hasan Khalil: It’s kind of like back home. It’s smaller. You know, we lived in farms back in Syria. It looked, like, really safe. And that’s what attracted me the most, besides the Yazidi community that we knew from back home.

I don’t know that Yazidis have a history of terrorism. Here’s a little primer on their religion from Wikipedia:

The Yazidis are monotheists,[26]:71[33][34][35] believing in God as creator of the world, which he has placed under the care of seven holy beings or angels, the chief of whom is Melek Taus, the Peacock Angel. The Peacock Angel, as world-ruler, causes both good and bad to befall individuals, and this ambivalent character is reflected in myths of his own temporary fall from God’s favour, before his remorseful tears extinguished the fires of his hellish prison and he was reconciled with God.[36]

Hopefully they can assimilate quickly and contribute to America’s greatness.

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