Posts Tagged ‘Autonomy’
Ezidikhan Justice Minister interview: “Indigenous people are our natural allies”
Ms. Nallein Sowilo, one of the principal co-founders of the Provisional Government of Ezidikhan and its first Minister of Justice, carries on her slight shoulders the heavy burden of somehow achieving peace with justice for the people of her ancient Yezidi nation, who remain traumatized and scattered by the 2014 assault by ISIS. Six years of ceaseless toil and negotiations, however, have at last begun to bear fruit.
Pact of Autonomy declared by Five Indigenous Nations of the Middle East
[Lalish, Ezidikhan (Iraq) 17 October 2019] – Faced with acts of violent atrocities, forced displacement and genocide, representatives of the Yezidi, Zoroastrian, Mandaean, Romani, and Shabak communities announced in a joint proclamation their commitment to formalize their political autonomy distinct from the states of Syria, Turkey, and Iraq. and the formation of the Alliance of Indigenous Nations of the Middle East. Twelve national delegates met in a general assembly on 6 October during the Jamayi Session of th...
Proclamation: Establishment of the Provisional Government of Ezidikhan
"We do solemnly declare by this proclamation the formal establishment of the Ezidikhan Provisional Government empowered to serve and represent the peoples of the autonomous nation."