Tag Archives: yazidi

Qasim Shasho: 900 PKK members defect to Peshmerga

The PKK’s armed forces continue to defect and enter the Peshmerga ranks from Sinjar, with PKK militants contacting the Peshmerga daily, reaching more than 900 today. Qasim Shasho, commander of the Sinjar Peshmerga forces (affiliated to KDP), told our reporter that the arrival of PKK militants in the Peshmerga ranks is continuing, and so far […]

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. […]

Ibrahim Badal: PKK kidnapped my daughter five years ago

As a Yazidi Kurdish citizen, Ibrahim Badal is one of dozens of victims of the PKK’s illegal presence in Sinjar/Shangal. Following ISIS’s attack on the area and the Kurdistan Region peshmerga’s fleeing, the PKK used the power vacuum and settled in this area. Dozens of Yazidi Kurds have so far demanded in various reports and […]

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 […]

Ayda Hassan, Yazidi Girl: The Peshmerga raped us

In this video, a human rights activist interviews Ayda Hassan, a Yazidi girl from Sinjar/Shangal. Ayda Hassan, along with several other Yazidi girls, went to an official center of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to complain about the Peshmerga, but she said, instead of settling the problem, we were slapped and beaten by the official.The […]

Seydo Chato: PKK has a secret prison in Shangal

The head of the Mosul Association says that the PKK has a secret prison in Shangal/Sinjar. In an interview with the official website of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the Iraqi official said that the presence of the PKK in Sinjar has caused great problems, and for this reason, the PKK must be dismissed from […]

Yazidi girls trapped in al-Hawl camp

Just today, we heard about Ronya on PKK-affiliated news outlets. Ronya was saved from ISIS enslavement in al-Hawl camp. Ronya was not the first to be ‘saved’ from the camp, reports of Yazidi girls showing up after months of imprisonment in the camp are released almost every week. But why was she there in the […]