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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...

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...

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By Admin On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Ezidis celebrate New Year

Ezidis celebrate the New Year in Tblisi, Georgia Ezidis from all over the world have welcomed the arrival of their New Year. On New Year´s eve, the Ezidi communities of Georgia, Armenia, the USA as well as Canada More...

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By Admin On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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YPG free 53 Ezidis from ISIS in Syria

Shingal – 53 enslaved Ezidis were freed on Thursday evening after 20 months in ISIS captivity. Fighters of the Kurdish People´s Protection Units (YPG) accompanied the freed captives, including 12 women and More...

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By Admin On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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Yazidi Woman Who Escaped ISIS Slavery Tells Her Story at UK Parliament and Pleads for Help

Salwa Khalaf Rasho, statement to UK parliament – English translation from Arabic, March 15, 2016 Salwa Khalaf Rasho, held by ISIS for 8 months Dear ladies and gentlemen, Today I would like to speak in the More...

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By Admin On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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51 Ezidis released in prisoner exchange with IS

Sinune – Units of the Kurdish YPG and PKK negotiated yesterday the release of 51 Ezidis from Raqqa as part of a prisoner exchange with the terrorist militia Islamic State. Among those released are 10 women More...

YPJ fighters take care of the rescued women and children
By Admin On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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YPG forces rescue 31 women and children held by IS in Syria

According to confirmed reports, forces of the Kurdish People´s Protection Units (YPG/YPJ) launched today an operation together with Ezidi YBS fighters to free hostages held by Islamic State terrorists in Syria. More...

Nadia Murad, a Yezidi  IS victim, delivering her story at the UN Security Council
By Admin On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
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Former Yezidi IS captive among Nobel Peace Prize candidates

Nadia Murad, a Yezidi IS victim, delivering her story at the UN Security Council Nadia Murad, the Yezidi woman who escaped from captivity by Islamic State terrorists, has been officially nominated for the Nobel More...

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By Admin On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Attacks on Yezidis in German refugee shelters

“We have fled from Iraq because we have faced discrimination. And now we have been put under one roof with the same people from whom this stigmatization came from”, says the irritated Faraj who is currently More...

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By Admin On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015
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Two Yezidi children freed from Islamic State

Yezidi children liberated from IS with the Yezidi activist Abu Shuja Shingal – The Yezidi network for the liberation of women and children has once again been successful. The network succeeded today in freeing More...