Today the United Nations Security Council has approved a resolution put forward by the UK that will create an investigation into the war crimes committed by the Islamic State group against the Yazidi people. Watch on BBC.
The Iraqi Government needs to ensure that the thousands of women and girls who survived rape and other forms of sexual violence by ISIL fighters receive care, protection, and justice and that children born as a result of such violence do not face a life of discrimination and abuse, a UN report published today says. […]
Amal Clooney is one giant step closer to achieving her longtime goal of holding ISIS accountable for its war crimes. Read more on People.
Britain, international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad, a woman from the Yazidi religious minority who was enslaved and raped by Islamic State fighters in Mosul, have been pushing Iraq to allow a U.N. inquiry. Read more on Reuters.
Today, 3 August 2017, marks the third anniversary of the genocide against the Yazidi. In the summer of 2014, the so-called Islamic State (IS or ISIS) launched a systematic campaign of mass atrocities against civilians in northern Iraq. By 3 August that campaign reached Sinjar City and many other towns and villages in the region […]
“We must stand with every child who is uprooted by war, violence and poverty and climate change.” Read more at Global Citizen.
“ It was my great honor to sponsor and participate in the opening ceremony of the Hamburg “Day of Exile”. Nadia Murad 06/12/17
With tears streaming down my face, I have received the news that my village of Kocho is being liberated by the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Force. The liberation of Kocho is a victory for humanity. It is a victory of good over evil. Nonetheless, this victory is incomplete. The world has left my people to endure […]
The International Community must do more to fight terrorism & extremism. Terrorists must be held accountable for their crimes everywhere in the world. When we see no justice for victims of genocide committed by ISIS criminals for more than two years and half, then we should expect more attacks by the same criminals and their […]
Mortality and kidnapping estimates for the Yazidi population in the area of Mount Sinjar, Iraq, in August 2014: A retrospective household survey Read more in Plos.