Yezidi

Iraqi Kurdistan closes group helping Yezidi victims of Islamic State

An organization that has assisted members of the Yezidi religious minority victimized by the Islamic State extremist group said on Wednesday that Iraqi Kurdish security forces had closed its main...

Yezidi women accept rights award, call Europe "model of co-existence"

Two Yezidi women who survived sexual enslavement and torture by Islamic State militants held back tears as they received the EU's top human rights prize at an awards ceremony in Strasbourg on...

Yezidi victim of Islamic State appointed as UN goodwill ambassador

A Yezidi woman who had been raped, tortured and sold into sexual slavery by the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq was appointed UN goodwill ambassador for the dignity of survivors of human...