Haydar on fighting IS: “Now is not the time for school”

When I was at his age I was playing nintendo along with my friends. Poor kid. I hope that tomorrow would be a better day for them.

“Now is not the time for school.” This teenage Yazidi boy says he has taken up arms to protect his family from Islamic State militants.

Months after thousands of Iraqi Yezidis escaped from Mount Sinjar, BBC News talks to civilians still trapped on the mountain: