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Tag Archives: Yezidis

Despite Promises KDP Failed To Protect Yezidi Community

The following piece is a translation of report written by Kawa Husen for ROJEWS in Sulaymaniyah and was carried by Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. Before … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

The PKK Should Remain In Sinjar

The following article – “PKK Şengal’de kalmalıdır” – was compiled by Botan Gulan and Mahsun Şerif for ANF and was carried in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

KDP Rejects Autonomy For Sinjar, Accuses PKK Of ‘Betraying’ Yezidis

The Democratic Party of Kurdistan (KDP) – whose Peshmerga forces abandoned Şengal (Sinjar) in the face of ISIS attacks last summer with almost no resistance and thereby opened the road … Continue reading

January 20, 2015 · 2 Comments

Turkish Foreign Minister Defends ISIS Against Accusations Of Terrorism

The Foreign Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoğlu defended the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) from accusations of terrorism, blaming instead the governments of Iraq and Syria for the … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 4 Comments

Salih Muslim Speaks To Yeni Özgür Politika On ISIS Attacks In Sınjar

PYD co-President Salih Muslim has given an interview to M. Ali Çelebi of Yeni Özgür Politika on the recent Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) attacks in Sinjar (Kurdish: … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Blow Struck Against ISIS in Sinjar City Center

The Sinjar Defense Units (Kurdish: Şengal) launched an operation against ISIS gangs in the Sinjar City Center yesterday evening, according to a report from DİHA carried by Özgür Gündem. At … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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