Displaced Yazidis Find Unlikely Safe Haven in Syria Refugee Camp

Reported killings, forced conversions and abduction of Yazidi men, women and children at the hands of Islamic State triggered a mass exodus of approximately one-third of Iraq's Yazidis.

DERIK, SYRIA - Rows of dusty tents line a barren field on the outskirts of Syria’s northeastern Kurdish town of Derik, now home to an estimated 15,000 Yazidi refugees who fled Iraq’s violence this month.