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German Islamic State woman on trial for letting Yazidi ‘slave’ girl die of thirst

German Islamic State woman on trial for letting Yazidi ‘slave’ girl die of thirst

E-Kurd - 2019-04-09 13:19
BERLIN,— A German woman who joined the Islamic State group ISIS goes on trial Tuesday accused of the war crime of letting a five-year-old “slave” girl die of thirst. Prominent London-based human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is part of the team representing ...
German Islamic State woman on trial for letting Yazidi ‘slave’ girl die of thirst - E-Kurd

Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 Islamic State suspected militants

E-Kurd - 2019-04-15 12:04
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has begun trial proceedings for nearly 900 Iraqi suspected members of the Islamic State group caught fleeing jihadist territory in neighbouring Syria, a judicial source told AFP on Sunday. They were handed over to Iraqi authorities by the ...

Iraqi forces kill Islamic State commander, four fighters

Reuters - 2019-04-15 06:14
Security forces killed an Islamic State commander and four fighters in the Hamrin Mountains area of northeast Iraq on Sunday, the military said. ...

Syria Kurds return 25 Yazidis freed from Islamic State to Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
QAZLAJOKH, Syrian Kurdistan,— Syrian Kurds on Saturday repatriated 25 women and children from Iraq’s Yazidi minority after freeing them during the final push against the Islamic State group, a local official said. The US-backed Kurdish fighters say they ...

IS Woman Put Makeup on Me for Slave Market: Yezidi Survivor

BAS News - 2019-04-11 15:09
ERBIL — A Kurdish Yezidi girl who survived Islamic State (IS) barbarism, sat with BasNews after her freedom to tell the world that the true face of IS and its brutality is yet to be fully comprehended by the world. Shadi (a given name to the Yezidi girl ...

Iraq offers to try all Islamic State foreigners for a fee: officials

E-Kurd - 2019-04-11 00:29
BAGHDAD,— Iraq has offered the US-led coalition to put hundreds of accused foreign Islamists on trial in Baghdad in exchange for millions of dollars, three government sources have told AFP. Western countries have been rocked by fierce public debate over ...

Germany news: Islamic State bride on trial over death of 5-year-old Yazidi slave girl

9news - 2019-04-10 21:46

German ISIS Woman Goes on Trial After Letting 5-Year-Old ‘Slave’ Girl Die of Thirst

Theepochtimes - 2019-04-10 06:26

German ISIS woman on trial accused of letting Yezidi 'slave' girl die of thirst

Rûdaw - 2019-04-09 22:06
The defendent is charged with war crime, murder, membership in terror organization ...

German film maker acquitted in YPJ case

ANF - 2019-04-06 13:16
Munich Administrative Court ruled to acquit film maker Uli Bez, who was on trial for posting a YPJ flag on her social media accounts. ...

A Civilian Lost his Leg Due to Mine Explosion in Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-04 02:00
A 50 year old Kurdish Civilian, Karim Rasti from Sardosh of Marivan, was severely injured in a mine explosion at Doolebi and lost one leg. Parvin Zabihi, a civilian activist in Marivan, shared a post on her Facebook page stating that “this is a catastroph ...

Syrian Kurdish-led forces clash with Islamic State militants in eastern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-04-02 20:21
BEIRUT,— U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian fighters are battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria 10 days after declaring victory over the extremists, an official with the Kurdish force said Tuesday. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democrat ...

1,300-year-old Torah seized in western Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-03-28 14:51
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish security forces seized a 1,300-year-old Jewish Torah in western Afyonkarahisar province Wednesday. The Torah and leather inlaid with patterns were confiscated during a road check, a source said on condition of anonymity due to restrict ...

A Kolbar Wounded by Shooting of Border Troops/ Another Kolbar Dead due to Heart Attack

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-25 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A 26-year-old Kolbar, Jabar Mahmoudi, was injured by direct shootings of the border forces. Meanwhile, another Kolbar- Aref Odaak from the village of Zhivar of Saravabad- passed away due to the cardiac arrest at the ...

A Kolbar Died of Frostbite

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-23 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A 29-year-old Kolbar, Shaker Pourkhaled from Dizaj Mirghoor village of Orumiyeh, died of frostbite at the village of Darman Abad in Sardasht on March 18. According to a Kolbar in Orumiyeh, a number of Kurdish citizen ...

The remarkable Iraqi 14-year old who survived occupation by Daesh and became a table tennis champion: meet Najla Imad

The Global Coalition - 2019-03-20 16:58
Najla Imad is 14 and from Diyala in Iraq. Despite her age, she is already a local, regional and provincial table tennis champion. Article The remarkable Iraqi 14-year old who survived occupation by Daesh and became a table tennis champion: meet Najla Ima ...

42 NGOs Including KHRN Demand Renewal of Mandate for Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-17 02:00
Friday 15 March 2019 TO: Member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council Your Excellency, We, the undersigned Iranian and international human rights organisations, urge your government to support resolution A/HRC/40/L.15 renewing the mandate of t ...

A 17-year-old Kolbar Died due to Falling from Mountains in Paweh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-16 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A 17-year-old Kolbar, Afshar Sayyadi Niaz choked with snow after falling of high mountains in Tata of Paweh. “Afshar Sayyadi Niaz, born in 2002 and a year 9 student at the Shahin high school of Marivan, had turned to ...

Suicide for a 16-year-old girl in Ilam.

Roji Kurd - 2019-03-15 00:00
A teenage girl in the city of Ilam because of family problems ended her suicide attempt and ended her life. On 12th March 2019,16-year-old “Neda Esmaeili” a teenage girl from Ilam,she ended her life,Kurdistan Human Right Organization_Rojhelat,reported. Th ...

Iraqi Kurdish man confesses to murder of 14-year-old German girl

E-Kurd - 2019-03-12 22:21
BERLIN,— The trial of Ali Bashar, accused of raping and killing a teenage girl, has commenced under tight security. The defendant has confessed to the murder but has denied the rape charge. A 22-year-old man confessed to strangling a teenage girl to deat ...

Iraqi Asylum Seeker Admits Killing German Teenager

BAS News - 2019-03-12 21:16
ERBIL - An Iraqi failed asylum seeker, Ali Bashar, 22, confessed on Tuesday to a court that he murdered a 14-year-old German girl, while he denied to have raped her. He claimed that the two had consented sex before she fell, got mad and threatened to cal ...