Quiz about Yazidis Who are the Yazidis? The Yazidi people live in northern Iraq in an area where they have long enjoy regional self-determination, using their own language in schools, until ISIS attached them in 2014 and drove them out of that land into the Kurdish region The Yazidis have a long history in what is now the Kurdish region of Iraq, keeping their own religious traditions and holy sites, until ISIS started the genocide on them in 2014 The Yazidis do not have their own religion, but is a mixture of Christians, Muslims and persons believing in nature, though with a common language and history in the region Correct! Wrong! Why was the ISIS massacres recognized as genocide on the Yazidi? Spokespersons for ISIS expressed the intent of destroying the Yazidi religion and the Yazidis as a religious group since they were seen as "infidels" ISIS had the intent of killing, capturing or converting Yazidis because of their religious belief and also executed these plans in ways that affected a number of Yazidis ISIS killed so many Yazidis who are a religious and ethnic group Correct! Wrong!