Side-by-side comparison of destruction in the Iraqi village of Jumeili Before photo date: 23 June 2014. After photo date: 20 January 2015.

Banished and dispossessed in northern Iraq

This video shows how Peshmerga forces from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Kurdish militias in northern Iraq have bulldozed, blown up and burned down thousands of homes in an apparent effort to uproot Arab communities in revenge for their perceived support for the so-called Islamic State (IS) and to establish control of a disputed area of the country they have long claimed as theirs.

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All images filmed on the road, in a camp for displaced Yezidi in Sinjar, in Barzanke and Umm Khabari are courtesy SRF. Images from in Jalawla and Jiri belong to Amnesty International. Music is by Niraj Chag.