The betrayal of Shingal

Refugees from Shingal Commentary by Hayri Demir, translated from EzidiPress German One year ago, the terrorist militia Islamic State overran the major area of settlement of the Yezidi minority Shingal in northern Iraq. The caliphate´s henchmen crushed village by village, perpetrated one massacre after another against the helpless civilian population, More...

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By admin On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Comment: Heydar Shesho’s arrest is politically motivated

By Rojhat Özcelik The Kurdish government accuses Haydar Shesho of setting up an “illegitimate militia” (Shia militia), which is nothing else than a pretext. Fact is that Shia militias were not even More...

By admin On Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Hope Brings Unity as the Yezidis celebrate their New Year

Ignite holy lights in the Ezidi temple of Lalish during New Year ceremony (Emrah Yorulmaz/AA) . By Elias Kasem, Yezidi activist from the U.S.  For the last seven months, as a Yezidi, I have struggled fiercely More...

By Admin On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

On the run – Islamists hunt increasingly for Yezidis in Iraq

Nearly 300 members of the Yezidi community in Lincoln held a demonstration on Saturday, on the 24th May 2014, whose purpose was to draw attention to the escalating violence and terrorism of Islamic extremists against More...