A few months back, a friend asked me if I could help a photographer translate a few interviews from his trip to Syria and Iraq. I agreed to do it without asking who the photographer was or about the content …Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Joey L, PKK, Rojava, Yezidi, YPG, YPJ | Comments Off on Guerrilla Fighters of Kurdistan: A conversation with photographer Joey L.
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Today, people are celebrating International Women’s Day. To some it is a day to celebrate women like Mother’s Day but to others it is a day to mark women’s past, present and future struggle to achieve empowerment and equality with …Posted in Activism, Iran, Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria, Women | Tagged International Women's Day, Iraq, KRG, Kurdish women, Kurdistan, women, Yezidi | Comments Off on Celebrating Kurdish Women: ‘Today, They Rewrite Their Own History’
Terrifying stories about the plight of the people in Kurdistan and Iraq fleeing the terrorist group Islamic State are shaking the world and has forced the international community to take immediate action to relieve their suffering. The United Nations has …Posted in Displacements, Health, Iraq, Kurdistan | Tagged Iraq, ISIS, Kurdistan, Yezidi | 1 Comment
In his last speech he held as the head of AKP last week, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed: “The only country that opened its doors to the Yezidis is Turkey, we have accepted 2 thousand Yezidis and are sending help to …Posted in Displacements, Iraq, Kurdistan, Terror, Turkey | Tagged Iraq, Kurdistan, Turkey, Yezidi | Comments Off on Yezidi refugees without passports denied access to Turkey
The disastrous situation in Kurdish cities in Iraq and northern Iraq continues after The Islamic State (IS) a week ago took control of cities in the area. Up to 150,000 Yezidi Kurds are still trapped in the mountains and they …Posted in Call to Actions, Discrimination, Genocide, Iraq, Kurdistan, Terror, United Nations, Urgent | Tagged Iraq, IS, Kurd, Kurdistan, Yezidi | Comments Off on Interview with Zerin Khalaf, a Yezidi Kurd