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By Admin On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Clashes between Ezidi YBŞ and Peshmerga in Shingal

YBŞ fighters in Shingal On Friday morning, clashes erupted in the northern Iraqi Shingal region between PKK-backed Ezidi fighters of the YBŞ and Peshmerga forces close to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP). More...

Karwan Haji Baadri
By Admin On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Baadre: Ezidi journalist beaten up by KDP militias

Karwan Haji Baadri Because he had published a Facebook post critical of the northern Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s governing party KDP, police forces affiliated with the party sought him out and brutally beat More...

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By Admin On Monday, January 2nd, 2017
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KRG closes Yazda offices following embargo on Shingal

Offices belonging to the Yezidi NGO Yazda have been formally closed by police forces of the Kurdistan Regional Government in northern Iraq for unknown reasons, Yazda announced via Twitter. This comes after the More...

Turkey´s president Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to target Shingal
By Admin On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Turkey: Erdogan threatens military action in Shingal

Turkey´s president Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to target Shingal T urkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to conduct a potential military action in the northern Iraqi Shingal region. On Tuesday, More...

YBŞ forces in Shingal region
By Admin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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YBŞ forces announce their participation in Mosul offensive

YBŞ fighters in Shingal region: an estimated number of 2,000 local Ezidis have taken up arms Shingal’s Resistance Units (YBŞ) have announced their participation in the upcoming offensive for the liberation More...

August 3, 2014: Peshmerga forces flee from Shingal, leaving civilians to the Islamic State
By Admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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2 years later: KRG continues to conceal Peshmerga commanders´ complicity in genocide

August 3, 2014: Peshmerga forces flee from Shingal, leaving civilians to the Islamic State (Ronahi TV) “They will die, they will all die”, said a concerned Ezidi citizen on camera while thousands of soldiers More...

Misha Aloyan at the Olypic Games 2012 (Reuters)
By Admin On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
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Olympics 2016: Misha Aloyan reaches quarter-finals

Misha Aloyan at the Olympic Games 2012 (Reuters) Rio de Janeiro – The Ezidi boxer Misha Aloyan from Russia has won his first fight at the Olympic Games. On Monday evening, the multiple World Champion defeated More...

Together against the terror: Rihanna will support the Ezidi activist Nadia Murad
By Admin On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Global Citizen Festival: Rihanna to support Nadia Murad and Ezidis

Together against the terror: Rihanna will support the Ezidi activist Nadia Murad New York – The US celebrity Rihanna will support Ezidi activist Nadia Murad´s efforts to achieve recognition of the Ezidi More...

An Ezidi resistance fighters walks through the ruins of Shingal city (Hawre Khalid/AJ)
By Admin On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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Iraqi Kurdistan´s ruling party imposes sanctions on Shingal region

An Ezidi resistance fighter walks through the ruins of Shingal city (Hawre Khalid/AJ) Shingal – Villages and towns still lie in ruins, many of the mass graves have not yet been uncovered while over 95% of More...

Ezidi refugees who went outside the hostel in fear of renewed attacks
By Admin On Sunday, May 22nd, 2016
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Bielefeld: Mass brawl between Chechens and Ezidis at German refugee hostel

Ezidi refugees who went outside the hostel in fear of renewed attacks Bielefeld – A mass brawl erupted on Saturday evening at a refugee hostel in Germany near Oldentruper Hof in Bielefeld, with Chechens More...