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France Grants Asylum to Yezidi Families under President Macron’s Promise

by Patrick Harriganon December 22, 2018
Using France's "asylum visa," any resident of France can privately sponsor a Yezidi family. The private sponsor pledges to provide housing and orientation for the asylum-seekers. The French government provides food support and social services.
Bones, suspected to belong to members of Iraq's Yazidi community, are seen in a mass grave on the outskirts of the town of Sinjar, November 30, 2015.

Ezidikhan Governing Council Passes Genocide Investigative Body into Law

by Patrick Harriganon December 21, 2018
The new investigative team will probe all crimes and identify suspects whether persons, groups or institutions that may have committed genocide including but not limited to Da’esh and its allies and crimes attributable to Iraqi governmental forces, at the federal or regional level (like Kurdish regional forces); militia such as the Popular Mobilization Forces; or international forces.

Yezidis flee from Daesh Aug 3rd 2014

Kurds and Iraq seek to extort Ezidikhan denial of Genocide

by Patrick Harriganon December 4, 2018
Ezidikhan Prime Minister Barjis Soso Khalaf “rejects most emphatically” as “political extortion” the Kurdish Regional Government and Iraqi Government demand that the Ezidikhan Governing Council retract its 16 November Resolution charging the Kurdish government with acts of genocide and the Iraqi and US governments complicity in those acts.