Islamic State fighter Taha al-Jumailly (face hidden behind a folder) has been sentenced by a German court to life imprisonment.
The verdict opens the way for further genocide prosecutions.
Dilbar Ali Ravu, 10, is kissed by his aunt, Dalal Ravu, as Yazidi children are reunited with their families in Iraq after five years of captivity with the Islamic State group, March 2, 2019.
AP Photo/Philip Issa, File
Interviews with the Yazidi survivors of IS attacks that killed 3,100 people in 2014 reveal the emotional, cultural and spiritual scars of religious persecution.
Residents stand near rescued Rohingya men after they were brought ashore by local fishermen in Kuala Idi, Aceh province, Indonesia on Dec. 4, 2018. A wooden boat carrying the hungry and weak Rohingya Muslims, forced to flee Myanmar and Bangladesh, was found adrift.
(AP Photo/Iskandar Ishak)
The UN’s Genocide Convention turns 70 this month. It’s time for the world to reaffirm its commitment to the international law and show the moral courage of our convictions.
Pilgrims assemble to visit the mausoleum and shrine of Sheikh Adi in the valley of Lalish.
They’ve been persecuted for hundreds of years, and most recently by Islamic State – but the Yazidis now living in Iraq’s refugee camps are remarkably circumspect.
Persecuted for generations, the Yazidis have weathered their latest storm with astonishing resolve.
Members of the Syrian Kurdish People’s Defence Units (YPG) declare victory in Kobane.
On the evening of January 27, Kurds celebrated the liberation of Kobanê from the Islamic State (IS) siege. The celebrations started after the Kurdish fighters of the People’s Defence Units (YPG) and Women’s…
Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Shiite volunteers take position in the fight against the Islamic State.
As the Islamic State (IS) continues to gain ground, it is largely Kurdish territory that they are taking in northwestern Iraq. One result of the conflict has been to bring close military co-operation between…
Facing destruction: Iraq’s Yazidi kurds.
The Yazidi people have faced persecution and sexual violence. Here is their story.