Tag archive for ‘Kurdistan’
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

By Admin On Sunday, May 15th, 2016
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Peshmerga militias shoot a young Ezidi man in Shingal

Said Khuededa Qasim Shingal – Peshmerga militiamen shot a young Ezidi man on Saturday morning in northern Iraq. The Ezidi Said Khudeda Qasim was searching for garden construction materials in the abandoned More...

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...

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...

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...

By Admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
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UN report: IS still holding 3,500 people as slaves

Ezidi refugee children from Shingal in the refugee camp of Esiya (EP, June, 2015) The terrorist militia Islamic State continues holding more than 3,500 people as slaves, according to a report published on Tuesday More...