The verdict in a German court represents the first time a member of Islamic State has been found guilty of genocide.
An Amnesty International report details how some of the 2,000 abducted children are later rejected by their communities.
A soft-spoken Yazidi couple, Suleiman Khalf Kajo and his wife, Khabshe, have lived in a refugee camp in northern Syria with their family since fleeing ISIS in August 2014.
The persecuted religious group has been massacred, displaced, or enslaved by jihadists who invaded their homeland in Iraq.
Mike, a 54-year-old dance teacher from England, spent six months in Iraq battling the Islamic State. We spoke to him about his time there and how he thinks the battle can be won.
The accusations were made in a UN report, based on interviews with dozens of survivors, saying that the Islamist militants had been seeking to destroy the Yazidi population through killings, sexual slavery, and other crimes.
A religious rights group is urging Canada's immigration ministry to allow hundreds of Yazidis displaced from their homes in northern Iraq by Islamic State militants to come to Canada through its refugee channels.
The fatwa appears to go beyond IS's previous known utterances on the subject, and sheds new light on how the group is trying to reinterpret centuries-old teachings to justify the sexual slavery of women.
A mass grave has been found outside Sinjar and authorities say more than 70 Yazidis might be buried there. Meanwhile, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum has released a damning report.
Heavy fighting and cruelty by the Islamic State has left lasting scars on both the Iraqi town and its people.
A UN official confirmed the legitimacy of an Islamic State document that lists the prices for captives sold as slaves, and provided details about the group’s flesh trade.