Germany jails Islamic State member for life over role in Yazidi genocide

This, the court ruled, included the murder of a five-year-old girl the defendant had enslaved and chained to a window, leaving her to die in scorching heat.


Belarus is using refugees for politics. Turkey did the same thing - analysis

Where are the Western asylum-seeking policies set up to help genocide survivors? For Yazidis who suffered genocide in 2014, there is no end in sight, whether in Belarus or elsewhere. 

A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa June 2

What can the Holocaust teach about German woman convicted of ISIS crimes?

The crimes between ISIS and the Nazis have many parallels, including the difficulty in bringing them to justice – Europeans who joined ISIS replayed the Nazi genocide

Mourners stand next to the coffins with the remains of people from the Yazidi minority, who were kil

Why we should be worried about Nineveh this year: US in Iraq - opinion

Hint - It's not about Jonah and the whale. If President Biden chooses to evacuate Iraq, two historic peoples – the Assyrian Christians and Yazidis – will be no more.


Turkey accused of bombing medical workers, anti-ISIS fighters

Turkey has long harbored ISIS members and backed extremist jihadist groups in northern Syria, where it used them to ethnically cleanse Kurds, Yazidis and other minorities in 2018-2019.

Fire destroys shelter for hundreds of families in Yazidi camp

"People were evacuating their tents, faces of disappointments, ladies and women crying helplessly. Hundreds of families are homeless now."

Mourners stand next to the coffins with the remains of people from the Yazidi minority, who were kil

Search continues for missing Yazidi women kidnapped by ISIS - analysis

As in 1945, when most Nazis who did this to Jews got away, many ISIS members melted back into society, or live in IDP camps today, and won’t reveal where the kidnapped Yazidis are.

Dr. Nemam Ghafouri, activist who helped Yazidis in Iraq, Syria passes away

Everyone knew her. News of her death has case a shadow over many who worked quietly raising awareness about suffering of minorities across northern Iraq and Syria.

A secret operation to reunite Yazidi women and children after genocide

The secret operation in Iraq and Syria to help Yazidi women be reunited with children they had during captivity under ISIS was reported by the New York Times this week.

Thikran Kamiran Yousif, 22, visits his father's grave in Kojo, Iraq February 7, 2021.

Middle East needs to learn lessons from the Holocaust - opinion

One lesson is for sure: We must never see the unnecessary and brutal, inhumane deaths of millions of innocent human beings again. But we continue to, across the region, from the Kurds to the Yazidis.

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