Tag archive for ‘Yezidi’
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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...

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By Admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Hundreds of Ezidis flee after IS attack on Telskuf

Khanke – On Wednesday morning, Islamic State terrorists conducted a suprise attack on the Christian town of Telskuf  in the autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq. Telskuf, which is a few kilomotres More...

New Year celebrations in Georgia
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...

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...

A mass grave near Khanasor town in the north of Shingal that had been discovered in February (Yusuf Sayman/BuzzFeed News)
By Admin On Saturday, January 23rd, 2016
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Breaking: Mass grave discovered near Shingal town

  A mass grave discovered in February of last year near Khanasor town (Yusuf Sayman/BuzzFeed News) Shingal – Security forces discovered again a mass grave on Friday in Shingal region, northern Iraq. More...

Ezidi refugee children from Shingal in the refugee camp of Esiya (EP, June, 2015)
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...

New fighters of Shingal´s Resistance Force (YBS). January 14, 2016
By Admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Yezidis join Shingal´s Resistance Forces (YBS)

New volunteers join Shingal´s Resistance Forces (YBS). January 14, 2016 Shingal – Around 25 more Yezidis joined Shingal´s Resistance Forces (YBS) today after completing their military training. On Mount More...