This past week, 2018 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad was the latest victim of the West’s cancel culture, as she was disinvited from a book event by Canada’s Toronto District School Board.
20,000 people are in Belarus and became stuck trying to cross into Poland and move to Europe. Some of them are Kurds and also Yazidi survivors of genocide.
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.
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.
It is believed almost 3,000 Yazidis are still missing.
It has been six years since the genocide began, but little has been done for the hundreds of thousands of survivors.
No government is willing to step forward to help them rebuild their destroyed villages, not even their own governments.
However, the website continues to host thousands of tweets that use the word “kuffar” or “unbeliever” as a form of abuse.
The region lacks an ability to test for coronavirus and does not have the hospital capacity to deal with a new crisis.
While European leaders pay lip service to the sacrifices of Kurdish forces, they refuse to stop Erdogan while simultaneously stressing the need for Kurds to continue fighting on the West's behalf.