February 9, 2024

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Yazidi is appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador

On Friday 21 September 2016, a young woman from the Yezidi minority was appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador. Nadia Murad Basee Taha was kidnapped from the Iraqi village of Kocho by IS and subjected to human trafficking. The appointment, made by the...

The ongoing genocide in Iraq

Being a minority in Iraq is dangerous. And no minority is more dangerous for it than the Yezidis. Their own records tell of 74 genocides. And you probably haven’t heard of the first 73. Hopefully you’ve heard of the latter. It is ongoing...