Topic: Yezidi

YEREVAN – Ziné (Mamoyan) is one of most extraordinary people I have met. This Yezidi beauty was born in Ashtarak, Armenia, raised in the village and in the mountains, received her secondary and higher education in Yerevan and studied at[...]

By Colby Itkowitz WASHINGTON — When President Trump this week met human rights activist Nadia Murad, an Iraqi who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for speaking out about her agonizing torture and rape while in Islamic State[...]

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The Iraqi government will begin its delivery of financial grants to female Yezidi survivors who suffered at the hands of the so-called Islamic State, the country’s immigration minister said on Thursday. During a[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s parliament unanimously passed on Tuesday, January 16, a resolution recognizing as genocide the 2014 mass killings of Yazidis in Iraq which were committed by the Islamic State (IS) extremist group. The[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The Armenian National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs will consider a draft statement on condemning the genocide against the Yezidi people in the parts of Iraq controlled by[...]