Iraq: Consequences of the PKK withdrawal from Shingal

Shingal. The Kurdish PKK will withdraw its forces from the northern Iraqi Shingal region, the PKK's umbrella organization, the KCK, announced in a statement...

Hope Brings Unity as the Yezidis celebrate their New Year

. By Elias Kasem, Yezidi activist from the U.S.  For the last seven months, as a Yezidi, I have struggled fiercely to bring unity to our Yezidi...

Why the killing of Yezidis must be referred to as genocide

Several times we have been told that we could not refer to the current Iraqi crisis as genocide – despite all the brutality and...

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ISIS relocates female Ezidi captives to al-Mayadin

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the terrorist organization ISIS relocated at least 40 Ezidi women held captive as sex slaves to al-Mayadin town...

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Iraq: Consequences of the PKK withdrawal from Shingal

Shingal. The Kurdish PKK will withdraw its forces from the northern Iraqi Shingal region, the PKK's umbrella organization, the KCK, announced in a statement...

Kurdish Independence and the Unheard Yazidi Voice

This article was originally published Sept. 22, 2017 on al-Arabiya and can be accessed here. by Murad Ismael Yazidis have a population of about a half million...

Turkey: Erdogan threatens military action in Shingal

T urkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to conduct a potential military action in the northern Iraqi Shingal region. On Tuesday, Erdogan said Turkey would...

2 years later: KRG continues to conceal Peshmerga commanders´ complicity in genocide

“They will die, they will all die”, said a concerned Ezidi citizen on camera while thousands of soldiers of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)...

Barzani: “Only the Peshmerga have liberated Shingal, no other force has been involved”

Shingal - The political power struggle between the Kurdish parties KDP (Kurdistan Democratic Party) and the PKK (Kurdistan Workers´ Party) over the Yezidi region Shingal...

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Shingal - Due to security reasons, the village of Jiri has been evacuated by Ezidi fighters after elements of Shingal´s Protection Force HPS repelled an Islamic...

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