13 Aug 2014

UN warns Yazidis refugees trapped on Mount Sinjar are facing imminent 'genocide' from Islamic militants

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 13 August 2014

Up to 30 thousand Yazidi people remain trapped on Mr Sinjar in northern Iraq in searing heat and without food, water or shelter. The Yazidis fled to the mountain last week to escape the Islamist militants known as the Islamic State. Kieran Dwyer works for the UN's office for humanitarian affairs in Irbil.