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.
English-عربي I am blessed to be in one of the most peaceful places, The Holy See, where I met his Holiness Pope Francis during the Wednesday General Audience, 3rd May 2017. I felt his Holiness peace, hope, forgiveness and mercy after his warm welcome. What made me happy that our holy father knew me and […]
زيارة نادية مراد لجامعة ستانفورد- أمريكا Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist and UNODC GoodWill Ambassador, and Yazda President Haider Elias spoke at the annual Stanford Global Studies student dinner on April 17. As a part of our mission to help the Yazidi victims, Nadia Murad and Yazda organization continue to supporting a cause […]
Call on the UN Human Rights Commissioner to establish a Commission of Inquiry that collects evidence on crimes perpetrated by ISIS Read more at Global Citizen.
On behalf of the Yazidi community, I wish to extend our compassion and understanding to our Armenian sisters and brothers, who are today commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Just over a century ago, the Ottoman Turkish authorities perpetrated a genocide against Armenians, Assyrians, Greeks, and Yazidis. Millions were killed or perished on […]