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‘We Will Never Break’: In Iraq, A Yazidi Women’s Choir Keeps Ancient Music Alive

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Rana Sulaiman Halo (center), performs with a traditional daf drum with the Ashti (Peace) Choir.

Women from Iraq’s Yazidi minority get together to perform centuries-old sacred songs. They’ve survived captivity by ISIS and loved ones’ deaths. “They are trying to heal,” says a Yazidi politician.

(Image credit: Emily Garthwaite/INSTITUTE for NPR)

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