Turkish military jets crossed into Iraq this morning and conducted two air strikes in Dugery, Shingal, at 10:40 AM local time.
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.
By Banafsheh Zand for ISICRC
Congratulations to Nadia Murad who was awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for her campaigning to rescue the kidnapped women and children still held captive by ISIS. Her pleas continue to fall on deaf ears.
People displaced from Shingal in Nineveh province will not be allowed to vote in the Kurdistan elections for parliament members even though they have been living in Kurdistan since ISIS attacked them in August 2014. Nineveh is not legally part of Kurdistan Regional Government.
Erbil and Baghdad Must Allow Free Travel between Kurdistan and Shingal - 11 recommendations from The First International Conference on the Yezidi Genocide.