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Mortality and kidnapping estimates for the Yazidi population in the area of Mount Sinjar, Iraq, in August 2014: a retrospective household survey

Cetorelli, Valeria and Sasson, Isaac and Shabila, Nazar and Burnham, Gilbert (2017) Mortality and kidnapping estimates for the Yazidi population in the area of Mount Sinjar, Iraq, in August 2014: a retrospective household survey. PLoS Medicine, 14 (5). ISSN 1549-1277

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Identification Number: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002297

Abstract

In August 2014, the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) attacked the Yazidi religious minority living in the area of Mount Sinjar in Nineveh governorate, Iraq. We conducted a retrospective household survey to estimate the number and demographic profile of Yazidis killed and kidnapped.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors © CC BY 4.0
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JZ International relations
Sets: Research centres and groups > Middle East Centre
Date Deposited: 09 May 2017 10:57
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2017 15:37
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76109

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