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Yazidis - Latest News
Dec 20, 2018 - 09:58 am .- Pope Francis met Thursday with the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad, a survivor of ISIS enslavement and an advocate for human rights and persecuted Iraqi minorities.
Nov 6, 2017 - 03:18 pm .- Persecuted religious minorities in Syria and Iraq deserve a better future after suffering at the hands of the Islamic State group.
Oct 5, 2017 - 10:45 am .- A Yazidi survivor of the ISIS genocide urged members of Congress on Tuesday to help recover young girls and boys who were enslaved and sold by ISIS.    
Oct 27, 2016 - 12:08 am .- The genocide of Yazidis and Christians in the Middle East and the refugee crisis should be a priority for Europe, the EU special envoy for religious freedom has said.
Sep 18, 2016 - 01:50 pm .- Nadia Murad, a young Yazidi woman who escaped ISIS captivity after her family was slaughtered, has been named a new U.N. Goodwill Ambassador and has been nominated for both a Nobel Peace Prize and as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2016.  
Apr 10, 2016 - 03:52 pm .- On his second full day in Iraq, Cardinal Timothy Dolan traveled three hours to Dohuk, the city where the majority of those who fled Mosul, including the members of the minority Yazidi population, escaped to when ISIS overran the city.
Feb 25, 2016 - 04:43 pm .- The U.S. must not ignore the Islamic State’s genocide of Christians. That is the position of a petition drive and television campaign seeking to persuade Secretary of State John Kerry.
Jan 5, 2016 - 06:05 pm .- Most Americans support a broad recognition of Islamic State atrocities against Christians and other minorities as genocide, a recent survey says.