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Emerging from Isis genocide, Yazidis in Armenia open temple

In the opening part of her new series, Lemma Shehadi, this year’s winner of The Independent’s Rupert Cornwell prize for foreign journalism, travels to Aknalich, Armenia, to report on the opening of the biggest Yazidi temple in the world and finds a community attempting a renaissance  

Isis torture, child rape and cannibalism described by Yazidi MP

Extremist group have waged campaign of genocide against the minority group

Yazidi activist cries on return to her village for first time

Nadia Murad, who endured hundreds of sexual assaults during her time as Isis’ captive, cries on being reunited with her brother in emotional homecoming

Isis sex slave survivor describes moment her family were massacred

'A year and a half has passed and the genocide against the Yazidis is continuous. We die every day because we see the world silent in the face of our plight'

Former Isis sex slaves take up arms to wage war on their captors

'We have a lot of our women in Mosul being held as slaves. Their families are waiting for them. The liberation might help bring them home'