Tag Archives: SHANGAL

Khazali: Turkey seeks to attack  Shangal

Leader of the Asaib Ahel al-Haq, Qais Khazali said that plans are being hatched by Turkey to launch an attack on Shengal in summer, calling on the Iraqi Federal Government to take the necessary procedures in this regard.    On January 22nd, 2021, Erdogan threatened to carried out an attack on the Shengal Province, saying: […]

Visiting Sinjar, UN envoy calls for a fast implementation of the Sinjar agreement

According to Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW), United Nations envoy to Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has urged for a fast implementation of the Sinjar agreement recently the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) reached in an attempt to normalize conditions and alleviate the current dilemma of the Yazidi people living in the area. […]

Barzani’s advisor: PKK must be expelled from Shangal

The adviser to the preseident of the Kurdistan Regional Government on Yazidi Kurdish affairs says Baghdad and Erbil are coordinating more to normalize the situation in Sinjar/Shangal and expel foreign armed groups. Sheikh Shamo says that according to the UN Special Representative for Iraq, the Shangal Peace Congress will be held next month. Sheikh Shamo […]

Sheikh Muzahim: PKK violates the rights of ethnics

“PKK human rights abuses continue in disputed areas of the Kurdistan Region and the Iraqi central government. We have called on international organizations to work for pressuring the PKK to evacuate these areas, especially the Arab areas,” said a spokesman for the Arab tribes in the disputed areas. “Armed groups, especially the PKK, are present […]

Dayik Bahar: “PKK is a continuation of ISIS”

Dayik Bahar is the name of a Yazidi woman activist against PKK child abduction in Shangal. In a video, she revealed the PKK’s anti-human activities and called for help in confronting the group. “I am Dayik Bahar. I am talking to you about the Shangal/Sinjar region. I want my voice to be heard everywhere. Greetings […]

Seydo Chato: Yazidis are victims of the PKK presence in Sinjar

Seydo Chato, former chairman of the Ninawa Provincial Council, says it is time for the PKK to be expelled from Sinjar and the people of the region should not be victims of the presence of this group anymore. In an interview, Mr Chato said that the Baghdad-Erbil agreement on the normalization of the Sinjar region […]

Agreement on Sinjar; PKK must be dismissed

Shangal/Sinjar was one of the disputed areas between the central government of Iraq and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) leading to the creation of a practical power vacuum in this region. In such an atmosphere and following ISIL’s attack on the Yazidi Kurds, the PKK took advantage of the opportunity and settled in the area. […]

Shahab Ahmad: PKK has turned Shangal schools into headquarters

Shahab Ahmad, head of education affairs in Shangal/Sinjar, says PKK members have turned a school into their headquarters while the students have no place to study. “While it is the beginning of the school year and we are currently facing a shortage of facilities, especially in the field of education, the PKK has turned one […]

People address the PKK: Get out of Sinjar immediately

Reports from Shangal/Sinjar indicate that the families of dozens of Yazidi children abducted to be recruited as child soldiers by the PKK protested, calling on the Iraqi government and human rights organizations to help return their children and from the PKK. People say the presence of PKK in Sinjar caused many people to be displaced […]

Yazidi woman video message: “PKK threatens but we will not remain silent”

Simultaneously with the increase in the kidnapping of Yazidi children in Shangal/Sinjar by the PKK, with the aim of recruiting them as child soldiers, the Yazidi Kurds also expressed their dissatisfaction with the PKK. A Kurdish Yazidi woman says in a video: “ISIL threatened us, they kidnapped our children, they threatened to kill us. The […]
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