#Yazidi refugees

  • Article: This Yazidi Boy Has Reunited With His Family in Canada 3 Years After Being Captured by ISIS
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    This Yazidi Boy Has Reunited With His Family in Canada 3 Years After Being Captured by ISIS

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 18, 2017

    His mother only found out his was still alive in July. Read more

  • Article: Nadia Murad Makes Emotional Visit to Her Yazidi Hometown
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    Nadia Murad Makes Emotional Visit to Her Yazidi Hometown

    June 7, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I am a daughter of this village." Read more

  • Article: Study Found That Nearly 10,000 Yazidis Were Killed and Kidnapped By Islamic State In 2014
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    Study Found That Nearly 10,000 Yazidis Were Killed and Kidnapped By Islamic State In 2014

    May 10, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 3,100 Yazidis were killed and about 6,800 kidnapped to become sex slaves or fighters. Read more

  • Article: Evidence of Yazidi Genocide and Sexual Slavery Is Mounting Against Islamic State: Experts
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    Evidence of Yazidi Genocide and Sexual Slavery Is Mounting Against Islamic State: Experts

    May 4, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    UN investigators estimate more than 5,000 Yazidis have been rounded up and slaughtered. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizen Supports Amal Clooney's Push for the UN to Try ISIS for Yazidi Genocide War Crimes
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    Global Citizen Supports Amal Clooney's Push for the UN to Try ISIS for Yazidi Genocide War Crimes

    By Madison McCormick |March 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Global Citizen knows that inaction allows groups like Da'esh operate and this cannot continue. Read more

  • Article: With Amal Clooney at Her Side, a Yazidi Former Sex Slave Pleaded to the UN to Take Action
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    With Amal Clooney at Her Side, a Yazidi Former Sex Slave Pleaded to the UN to Take Action

    March 13, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I cannot understand what is taking so long." Read more

  • Article: Canada Is Giving a Home to 1,200 Yazidi Refugees
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    Canada Is Giving a Home to 1,200 Yazidi Refugees

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 22, 2017

    “Our people have been nearly destroyed by ISIS.” Read more

  • Article: Canada  Will Accept Yazidi Refugees After Plea From Nadia Murad
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    Canada Will Accept Yazidi Refugees After Plea From Nadia Murad

    By Colleen Curry|Oct. 27, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    At the urging of former ISIS sex slave Nadia Murad, Canada votes to help Yazidi women. Read more