Posts Tagged ‘United Nations’
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 2018-12-21
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 protest return of Kurdish administrators to Shingal in October 2018.

Emergency consultations between Ezidikhan and friendly nations

by Patrick Harriganon 2018-11-19
The governments of Sweden, India and Iraq have invited the Provisional Government of Ezidikhan to consultations concerning the Governing Council Resolution of 15 November condemning Kurdish genocidal policies toward Yezidis. Prime Minister Barjis Soso Khalaf has vowed to meet with the Iraqi government to seek the Kurdish Regional Government’s immediate withdrawal.

The United Nations Security Council in session

Ezidikhan: “UN Security Council resolution does not go far enough”

by Patrick Harriganon 2017-09-15
[BAGHDAD, Iraq. September 23, 2017] – The United Nations Security Council on September 21, 2017 unanimously adopted a resolution that establishes an investigative team to collect and preserve evidence of serious crimes allegedly committed by the extremist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS)—but fails to include within its mandate abuses by anti-ISIS forces. Ezidikhan […]