Tag Archives: YEZIDI

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 […]

German court tries ISIS member on Yazidi genocide

An Iraqi man believed to have belonged to the Islamic State group went on trial in Germany on Friday accused of genocide and murdering a child belonging to the Yazidi minority who he held as a slave. Taha al-Jumailly, 27, also stands accused of crimes against humanity, war crimes and human trafficking in the case […]

Yazidi militia performing ethnic cleansing in West Mosul

A Human Rights Watch report issued on Wednesday urged the Iraqi government to hold fighters from Iraq’s Yazidi community accountable for war crimes. The watchdog reported that Yazidi armed forces executed 52 civilians in apparent revenge killings after capturing territory from ISIL extremists. “For those units that have been abusive, there has to be some […]