Artsakh Can't Afford to Wait for the International Community
The international community has a deeply moral responsibility toward "never again"—one it has never been able to exercise.
Yazidi Post-Genocide Plight—Severe Challenges Eight Years on
We ask the international community to support accountability and help Yazidis safely return to their homes, or if that is not possible, to accept them as refugees.
Eight Years Into the Yazidi Genocide Led by Global Inaction
Global recognition of the Yazidi genocide was always meant to only be the beginning.
Swedish Telecom Giant Ericsson Should Compensate ISIS Victims
The multinational company should fund nonprofit organizations helping victims of ISIS brutality.
Rescuing the Missing in Syria
Without a targeted effort to find the missing, these lost souls will continue to be tortured.
Identifying the Yazidi Genocide
For the Yazidis, genocide is the only appropriate word to describe what happened to them by ISIS.
IS Member to Serve Life in Prison for Death of 5-year-old Girl Chained Up
The girl was allegedly punished for wetting the bed and was chained to a barred window in direct sunlight where temperatures reached 122 Fahrenheit.
Biden Must Stop ISIS from Finishing Genocide of Assyrians and Yazidis
We hope and pray that President Joe Biden will make the right decisions and not throw Iraq—especially Assyrians and Yazidis—to the wolves.
Yazidi Genocide Survivors Still Suffering 7 Years Later
Defeating ISIS and its ideology will come in part by restoring Yazidis to their homeland, ensuring their safety, security and future.
America, Take a Stand for Yazidis
If Americans want to protect religious freedom globally, they will take a stand for Yazidis.
Pope's Iraq Trip Must Highlight Precarious Situation of Assyrian Christians
Rather than highlight the plight of Assyrians and other Christian groups in the Middle East, Pope Francis' visit may end up worsening their situation.
U.S. Leaders Must Stand Against Turkey's Atrocities in Northern Syria
The U.S. must pressure Turkey to get out of Syria.
Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad Returns to Home Village
Murad has joined forces with human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to fight for an investigation into ISIS's crimes against humanity.
Pope Prays for Yazidis as Iraqi Troops Advance in Mosul
The battle for Mosul is approaching its end after seven months of combat.
Yazidi Community Left in Limbo After Trump's Ban
ISIS militants have systematically killed, captured and enslaved thousands of Yazidis.
All-Female Yazidi Forces Prepare to Attack ISIS
The Sinjar Women's Units said they will "not stop until we liberate our women and take revenge."
Is This the Face of the Next ISIS Leader?
ISIS has a plan to find a replacement leader if Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is killed.
Former ISIS Slave Calls on U.N. To Save Refugees
Nadia Murad tells leaders at U.N. refugee summit: "You decide whether it is to be war or peace."
Amal Clooney Says U.N. Has Failed Yazidi Women
More than 3,000 Yazidi women and girls remain in ISIS sexual enslavement.
Baghdad Vicar Suspended for Buying Back ISIS sex slaves
Charity removes clergyman over allegations of involvement in ransom payments to radical Islamist group.
Amal Clooney and a Renewed Hope for Justice for Yazidis
The human rights lawyer will represent Yazidi victims of ISIS at the International Criminal Court.
The Iraqi Ghost Town Where ISIS Massacred 5,000
ISIS fighters systematically murdered all Yazidis, Christians and Shiite Muslims. Now, retaken by Kurdish and Yazidi forces, Sinjar is a wasteland.
Female Fighters Out for Revenge Against ISIS in Iraq
A 30-woman unit made up of Yazidis as well as Kurds from Iraq and Syria helps push back brutal militants.
Teenage ISIS Sex Slave Kidnapped By 'New Jihadi John'
Nihad Barakat was just 16 when she was kidnapped by ISIS fighters.
ISIS Sex Slavery Survivor Urges Action to Save Yazidis
She has become the public face for Yazidi women and girls held in ISIS captivity.
ISIS Committing Genocide Against Minorities, Says Kerry
It's the second time U.S. lawmakers have declared a genocide.
European Parliament Recognizes ISIS Crimes as Genocide
The "historic decision" is the first time the European body has recognized an ongoing genocide.
More Yazidi Mass Graves Discovered Near Sinjar
Kurdish forces backed by the U.S. liberated the area earlier this month.
U.S. Advisers Assisting With Air Strike on Mount Sinjar
Kurdish forces launched Operation Sinjar against ISIS early Thursday morning.
Escapees From ISIS Recall Rape, Slavery
At the U.N., one woman describes her sale to the Islamist insurgents and the plight of her Yazidi people.