Quest to save ancient Yazidi music comes to Britain

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A choir of displaced people is part of a British Council initiative to protect heritage in conflict zones – and a healing process for participants

When Islamic militants were overrunning towns in northern Iraq in 2014, killing Yazidi men and abducting women, the very survival of a people and its culture seemed in the balance.

These days Isis is the group fighting for survival. And the Yazidi aretaking steps to ensure that their culture is preserved in perpetuity, whatever happens next in the region.

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