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Mass Graves of Yezidis Under Threat of Disappearance in Sinjar: Mayor

BAS News - 2017-05-21 13:05
Hashd al-Shaabi forces in Sinjar are feared to destroy the mass graves SINJAR — The mass graves of Yezidis are under threat of disappearance and destruction by the Iraqi paramilitary forces engaged in the battle against the Islamic State in the Yezidi ar ...

[IN PICTURES]: Graves Belonging to Jews Found in Soran, Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-05-16 13:21
ERBIL — Human remains found after a flood and soil erosion in Soran district in northern Kurdistan Region are believed to be the graves of the Jews who lived in the area before 1950. When the flood eroded the soil of a cemetery in Rost village of Balakay ...

Mass graves in central Congo bear witness to growing violence

Reuters - 2017-03-20 08:01
TSHIMBULU, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - The increasingly brutal nature of fighting in central Congo between the army and local militia is on vivid display in the village of Tshienke, where the bodies of rebel fighters last month were dumped in ...

L'ONU accuse Ankara de "graves violations" dans la région kurde

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-03-10 21:46
Les forces de sécurité turques auraient commis de "graves violations" lors des actions menées contre les rebelles kurdes depuis la fin du cessez-le-feu à l'été 2015, a dénoncé vendredi l'ONU, en réclamant à nouveau une enquête indépendante urgente. ...

Ankara dénonce le rapport de l'ONU "biaisé" sur la région kurde

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-03-10 21:46
Ankara a rejeté vendredi un rapport dans lequel l'ONU l'accuse de "graves violations" dans la région kurde du sud-est de la Turquie depuis la fin du cessez-le-feu à l'été 2015, le jugeant "biaisé" et "basé sur de fausses informations". ...

Update on Documentation of IS Genocide Against Yezidis

BAS News - 2017-02-05 00:19
Dozens of mass graves found with a large number of documents proving the genocide ERBIL — A total of 32 mass graves have so far been discovered after the liberation of Sinjar and other Kurdish areas in the Nineveh Plain from Islamic State (IS), a Kurdish ...

Two Kurdish Yazidi mass graves found near Iraq’s Mosul: official

E-Kurd - 2016-12-01 09:59
MOSUL,— Two mass graves of at least 18 Yazidi Kurds, thousands of whom have been killed and kidnapped by Islamic State, have been discovered as security forces fight to dislodge the militants from Mosul, a local official said. Kurdish peshmerga forces fou ...

Two Yazidi mass graves found near Sinjar, Iraq

DW - 2016-11-28 15:52
Two mass graves containing the bodies of Iraqi Yazidis have been discovered near Sinjar in northern Iraq. Almost 30 such graves have been uncovered since anti-"Islamic State" forces retook Sinjar last year. ...

Two Yazidi mass graves found near Iraq's Sinjar

Dailymail - 2016-11-27 22:38
Two graves containing the bodies of Iraqi Yazidis believed to have been killed by the Islamic State group have been discovered in northern Iraq, a local offi... ...

Directora de Conferencia Estrella martirizada debido a su herida.

Hawar News - 2016-11-22 09:35
AFRIN – Fatima Suleiman, Directora de Conferencia Estrella en el distrito de Janders, perdió la vida debido a sus graves heridas cuando el ejército de ocupación turco se había dirigido a la aldea fronteriza de Shadia. Después de recibir tratamiento médico ...

ISIS killed 300 Iraqi police officers, dumped them in mass graves

Aranews - 2016-11-18 01:54
ARA News Erbil – A mass grave discovered near Mosul by Iraqi Security Forces on November 7, 2016, most likely contains the bodies of at least 300 former local police officers executed by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, Human Rights Watch reported t ...

Syrie : la trêve en danger après de graves violations

Leparisien - 2016-09-16 18:55
La trêve initiée lundi en Syrie par l'accord russo-américain vit peut-être ses dernières heures. De violents combats ont opposé vendredi régime et rebelles et un raid aérien a tué trois civils. Le Conseil... ...

KRG Hosts Second Meeting on IS Genocide Against Yazidis

BasNews - 2016-08-01 12:21
An international committee was formed to exhume the Yazidi mass graves ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Monday held the second meeting to discuss the latest developments in the efforts to recognize the Genocide of Yazidis at the hand of the ...

Iraqi Kurdistan´s ruling party imposes sanctions on Shingal region

Ezîdî Press Kurdistan - 2016-06-09 04:28
Shingal – Villages and towns still lie in ruins, many of the mass graves have not yet been uncovered while over 95% of Shingal´s population continues to live in refugee camps. And yet, Iraqi Kurdistan´s ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) and its pres ...

Around 10 Mass Graves Found Near Mosul

BasNews - 2016-06-06 12:30
The mass graves are believed to contain a huge number of corpses MOSUL - A number of mass graves have been discovered in Hardan area in the west of Mosul near Sinjar town which are expected to contain a huge number of victims. The spokesperson of the min ...

Over 50 mass graves discovered in western Iraq

Kurd Press - 2016-05-11 00:33
50 mass graves have been discovered in the areas previously seized by the militants of the Islamic State (IS) in Anbar province, Jan Kubis, the Special Representative of UN Secretary-General, said. ...

Over 50 Mass Graves Discovered in Western Iraq

BasNews - 2016-05-07 17:35
Three graves containing 40 bodies found in a stadium in Anbar BAGHDAD - 50 mass graves have been discovered in the areas previously seized by Islamic State (IS) militants in Anbar province, said Ján Kubiš, the Special Representative of UN Secretary-Gener ...

ICMP Starts Exhuming Yazidi Mass Graves in Sinjar

BasNews - 2016-03-28 13:52
The international organisation will also train local experts on exhumation and documentation of mass graves SINJAR — On 27th of March, an international team of experts began to exhume the Yazidi mass graves which had been discovered in Sinjar district, n ...

KRG Fences Yazidi Mass Graves

BasNews - 2016-03-23 17:40
It is aiming to protect the sites from destruction SINJAR — The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has decided to put up fences around the Yazidi mass graves discovered in northern Iraq after the Islamic State (IS) was driven out of the area. Hussein Qa ...

DNA Test Necessary to Exhume Yazidi Mass Graves: Kurdish MP

BasNews - 2016-03-06 12:59
There will be no accurate data if the arbitrary recovering of Yazidi corpses continue SINJAR — A Kurdish Member of the Iraqi Parliament has urged both the Iraqi and Kurdistan Regional governments to technically cooperate further in recovering the bodies ...

Turkish forces demolish the graves of Kurdish fighters in Cizre

ANF - 2016-02-23 13:27
State forces remain mobilized in Şırnak's Cizre district for the 72nd uninterrupted day despite the announcement of ending of operations two weeks ago when over 150 people trapped in several basements were savagely massacred. ...

Kurdish Yazidis Ask KRG to Protect Yazidi Mass Graves

BasNews - 2016-02-17 16:50
Mass graves can be used as proof of Yazidi Genocide by IS SINJAR — The Kurdish Yazidi community has demanded the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the international community to protect Yazidi mass graves in the areas recently freed from the Islami ...

HRW Urges Kurdish Government to Protect Yazidi Mass Graves

BasNews - 2016-01-30 21:04
The mass grave to be used as prove of Yazidi genocide by ISIS ERBIL – Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on Kurdistan Regional Government and Iraqi authorities to do more to protect and preserve the Yazidi mass graves, so it can use in future persecution ...

Shingal: Three more mass graves found

Waarmedia - 2016-01-23 23:57
Waar, Duhok: A Peshmerga force has found three more mass graves in the west of Shingal town containing 150 bodies of Yezidi Kurds, the town’s mayor said. “A Peshmerga force yesterday found three mass graves with the bodies of 150 Yezidis Kurds near Domiz ...

1,600 Yazidi Victims Found in 20 Mass Graves in Sinjar

BasNews - 2016-01-19 18:51
KRG will soon start recovering eight mass graves SINJAR — After overrunning the predominantly Yazidi town of Sinjar in August 2014 and taking control of the area for almost 15 months, the Islamic State (IS) insurgents killed over 1,500 civilians and capt ...

Three mass graves found in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

Kurd Press - 2016-01-18 00:26
Three mass graves were found in the village of Abu Hamam in Syria’s eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, the Syrian Center for Human Rights reported on Wednesday. ...

Three mass graves found in ISIS-held Syrian province

Aranews - 2016-01-14 04:51
ARA News QAMISHLI – Three mass graves were found in the village of Abu Hamam in Syria’s eastern province of Deir ez-Zor, the Syrian Center for Human Rights reported on Wednesday. “The dead bodies found in the newly discovered mass graves are believed to b ...

KRG Martyrs Ministry to Start Uncovering Mass Graves in Sinjar

BasNews - 2015-12-20 20:27
Minister Mahmood Salih asks for US assistance to clear area from IEDs ERBIL – The Kurdistan Region's Minister of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs Mahmood Salih revealed that the investigation and uncovering of mass graves in and around the Yazidi town of Sinjar ...

More Yazidi mass graves discovered around Shingal

Kurd Press - 2015-12-12 00:13
The mayor of the Iraqi northern city of Shingal, Mahma Khalil, says a total of 17 sites with three or more bodies have been found around the city, failing to give figures on the amount of bodies expected to be found in recently discovered mass graves. ...

More Mass Graves Discovered in Sinjar

BasNews - 2015-12-09 13:19
Sites rigged with explosive devices SINJAR — Head of the Department for Mass Graves in the Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs has revealed that about 10 locations have been identified in Sinjar believed to be the sites of mass graves ...

More Mass Graves Discovered Around Sinjar

BasNews - 2015-12-05 19:44
Sinjar Mayor says total of 17 sites discovered Sinjar – Without being able to give figures on the amount of bodies expected to be found in recently discovered mass graves, Sinjar Mayor Mahma Khalil says that a total of 17 sites with three or more bodies ...

3 more mass graves found in Shingal

Kurd Press - 2015-12-02 00:37
Kurdish officials said Sunday that three more mass graves have been found in the northern town of Shingal, where Kurdish forces backed by heavy U.S.-led airstrikes drove out Islamic State militants this month. ...
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