The widow and daughters of the Ezidi Progress Party leader, Waad Hamad Mato (DoB 1967), arrived in Paris December 20, 2018, after four years of being rejected for asylum by other countries. They were on the first plane of 20 Yezidi families promised asylum by French President M
In recent weeks, Germany has denied asylum to more than 100 Ezidis. Under the Dublin Accords, many are told they will be deported to the EU country where they were first fingerprinted. To evade deportation, many are hiding.