Date archive forApril, 2015
YBS fighters at a YPG checkpoint
By Admin On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

YBS rejects KDP accusations

Shingal region –  The leadership of Shingal´s Resistance Forces (YBS), an Ezidi militia initiated by the People´s Protection Units (YPG) has issued a statement and rejected allegations by security forces More...

ISIS terrorists in a propagand video
By Admin On Monday, April 27th, 2015

Northern Iraq: Fear of ISIS massacre of 500 Ezidi men

ISIS terrorists posing for a propaganda video In the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar and ISIS stronghold west of Mosul, several hundred Ezidis are being held captive since August last year. After dozens of women, More...

Ezidi refugees from Shingal on August, 2014
By Admin On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Shingal: Family escapes from ISIS captivity

Ten Ezidis have managed to escape from the captivity of the “Islamic State” again. The family of Khalaf D. which was kidnapped by ISIS from Duhola town in August last year, escaped while fierce clashes More...

Ezidi resistance flag during a demonstration in Berlin, Germany
By Admin On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

HPS: Ezidi party to be established

Hannover, Germany – An Ezidi party in Iraq is supposed to be established on the initiative of the top HPS commanders Haydar Shesho and Dawud Jindi, the HPS announced in a statement published on Saturday, stating More...

HPS fighters on Mount Shingal
By Admin On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Clashes intensify in Shingal: Dozens of ISIS terrorists killed

In Shingal, where a large part of the region is still under ISIS control, clashes between resistance units and ISIS terrorists have been intensifying in recent days, resulting in the killing of dozens of ISIS More...

Ezidi refugees on Mount Shingal
By Admin On Monday, April 20th, 2015

8 women and children escape from ISIS captivity

Shingal – Eight Ezidi women and children escaped this morning from ISIS terrorists, an ezidiPress correspondent has confirmed. The women and children were kidnapped in Shingal region by ISIS in the beginning More...

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan
By Admin On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Armenian President Sargsyan congratulates Ezidis on new New Year´s Day

Yerevan, Armenia – Serzh Sargsyan, the President of Armenia has congratulated Ezidis on the occasion of their New Year´s Day Charshamba Soor in a press release. Charshamba Soor, which means Red Wednesday More...

By Admin On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Haydar Shesho: HPS will remain, come what may

Lalish – The HPS Supreme Commander Haydar Shesho has been released under an order issued by a court in Duhok after nine days in custody. Shesho was arrested on the 5th of April 2015 by  security forces of More...

HPS Supreme Commander Haydar Shesho
By Admin On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Breaking news: Haydar Shesho released

It has been confirmed that the Supreme Commander of Shingal´s Protection Force HPS, Haydar Shesho was released this morning by Kurdish authorities. The HPS confirmed the news. More information available soon  More...

Lalish Temple, central pilgrimage site of the Ezidis (Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak)
By Admin On Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Shesho case: Kurdish government puts Ezidis´ Religious Council under pressure

Lalish – The Kurdish government continues its uncompromising course in view of Haydar´s Shesho arrest, the Supreme Commander of Shingal´s Protection Force HPS. A source from the Ezidis´ Religious Council in More...