“My story is just one story among thousands of Yazidi families,” said Nadia Murad, a human rights activist who was formerly held captive by the Islamic State. Read more in The Daily Princetonian.
“They did every bad thing they could do to me,” says Shireen Ibrahim Watch on The New York Times Live.
https://www.rbb-online.de/brandenburgaktuell/themen/un-sonderbotschafterin.html In the Brandenburg Parliament, Nadia Murad shared her experiences and thanked the parliament for welcoming Yazidi refugees.
Salam Mukhaibir’s death this month, along with four other Yazidi fighters, marked the latest dark turn for an Iraqi minority sect that has suffered genocide at the hands of the Islamic State. Read more in The Washington Post.
Amal Clooney and her client on ISIS brutality. Watch on CNN.
Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney urged Iraq and the world’s nations on Thursday not to let the Islamic State extremist group “get away with genocide.” Read more on The Washington Post.
“There is no one on earth who has given us more courage…” Gloria Steinem interviews Nadia Murad on Women’s International Day. Watch on Vice >
Yazda is an organization born from tragedy. After ISIS systematically attacked, enslaved, raped, and murdered the Yazidi people in northern Iraq beginning in 2014—in what now has been called a genocide by the United Nations, the European parliament, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry—a group of activists of Yazidi heritage came together in the […]
In December 2016, the Supreme Court of Germany authorised the issuance of an arrest warrant against an ISIS commander who is allegedly responsible for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity perpetrated against the Yazidi minority in Syria and Iraq. The ISIS commander – whose name will not be disclosed for the time being – […]