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Kyoto Animation studio fire victims mostly in their 20s and 30s | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-09-23 15:44

7 Victims Identified after Sightseeing Boat Capsizes (VIDEO)

Newsy - 2019-09-23 06:23

New US Assistance to Help Victims of ISIS Genocide in Northern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-09-22 12:40
(USAID) — U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced new financial assistance as part of the effort by the U.S. Government, announced by Vice President Mike Pence, to support ethnic and religious minorities displ ...

Kurdistan Region Presidency Condemns Karbala Attack

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-22 10:19
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 21 September 2019 Kurdistan Region Presidency condemns the terrorist attack in Karbala and extends condolences to the families of the victims in a statement on Saturday. Bellow is the statement: We strongly condemn the deadly ter ...

Kurdistan PM Condemns Deadly Blast in Karbala

BAS News - 2019-09-21 11:38
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani decried the deadly attack in Iraq’s Karbala on Friday which killed 12 people and injured five others. “The Prime Minister extended his condolences to the families of the victims and wished a speedy ...

9/11 attacks: US to reveal key name in Saudi lawsuit

BBC - 2019-09-14 01:17
The victims' families believe the person is likely to be a Saudi official who helped the attackers. ...

Families of Boeing Crash Victims Mark 6-Month Anniversary of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Disaster | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2019-09-13 06:41

President of the Kurdistan Region Extends Condolences to Karbala Stampede Victims

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-09-11 19:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 10 September 2019 President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani extended his condolences to the families of the stampede victims in Karbala. In a statement, the President announced that Kurdistan is ready to provide assista ...

Defending Victims of Honour Killings

Dr. Widad Akreyi - 2019-09-11 00:33
In an interview to the Washington, D.C. based Voice of America, Widad said: “Many women and girls live in fear of becoming the next victims of the so-called honour crimes, for they live in societies controlled by patriarchal values, and under the shadow o ...

KRG President extends condolences to Karbala tragedy victims, offers Kurdistan’s help

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-10 21:55

California boat fire: Police begin identifying victims

BBC - 2019-09-04 00:02
Police say DNA is needed because many of the bodies show signs of "extreme thermal damage". ...

Contra-guerilla activities reported in Şırnak region

ANF - 2019-09-02 16:00
Death squads disguised as HPG guerrillas have been sighted in Şırnak region. Thousands of people became victims of such parastatal units in the Kurdish region in the 1990s. ...

'Multiple gunshot victims' amid active shooter report in Midland-Odessa, Texas: Police [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-09-01 17:07

Missing Yezidi victims continue to be freed from ISIS in Syrian refugee camp

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-30 08:11

Mass child sacrifice discovery may be largest in Peru

BBC - 2019-08-29 02:09
Researchers find 227 child victims of human sacrifice, believed to have been killed over 500 years ago. ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Issues a Message on the Occasion of Eid Al-Adha

KRG-Spain - 2019-08-29 00:01
President Barzani issued the following message on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, I extend my warmest congratulations to the families of martyrs, Anfal Genocide victims, our gallant Peshmergas, our pilgrims and all Muslims in t ...

Families of victims asked Davutoğlu to say what he knows

ANF - 2019-08-27 09:13
Joint calls were made in three cities simultaneously, demanding to former Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu to say what he knows about 7 June - 1 November period. ...

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq | News | DW | 21.08.2019

DW - 2019-08-21 23:23

'I could feel my skin burning': Acid victims speak out

BBC - 2019-08-20 02:24
Two women share their stories of surviving and then recovering from acid attacks in Uganda. ...

Two More Mass Graves of Kurdish Victims in Southern Iraq to Be Exhumed in September

Gulan Media - 2019-08-18 14:22

Genoa falls silent for Morandi bridge victims

BBC - 2019-08-15 00:03
The Italian city remembers those killed in the collapse of the Morandi motorway viaduct last year. ...

Remains of 31 unidentified 'enforced disappearance' victims buried in Karbala

Rûdaw - 2019-08-13 21:16
So far, 231 unidentified bodies from Hillah have been taken for burial in Karbala ...

Tanzania tanker explosion victims buried in mass funeral

BBC - 2019-08-12 03:35
Many were trying to recover fuel from an overturned tanker when it exploded and killed 71 people. ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Issues a Message on the Occasion of Eid Al-Adha

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-11 02:23
President Barzani issued the following message on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha On the occasion of Eid Al-Adha, I extend my warmest congratulations to the families of martyrs, Anfal Genocide victims, our gallant Peshmergas, our pilgrims and all Muslims in ...

Yazidi Refugee Camp in Iraq Burns, Leaving ISIS Victims with Nothing

Breitbart - 2019-08-10 06:09

More victims of Saddam's purge found, Kurds seek justice

Al Monitor - 2019-08-09 21:45

Municipality of Tirana Builds Memorial for Victims of Failed Coup in Turkey - Exit - Explaining Albania

EXIT - 2019-08-09 02:26

Yazidi Refugee Camp in Iraq Burns, Leaving ISIS Victims with Nothing | Nosy Media

Nosymedia - 2019-08-08 21:07

The forgotten victims of ISIS - spiked

Spiked Online - 2019-08-06 12:09

Advocating For Yazidis, Christians & Kurds 5 Yrs After 2014 Genocide

Dr. Widad Akreyi - 2019-08-05 12:43
In an interview to New York-based Religion Unplugged Dr. Widad said: “One has to view the 2014 genocide within the underlying historical context. In modern times, three main genocides have taken place in our region. The victims of the first genocide were ...

Flags at half-staff for El Paso, Dayton shooting victims, Trump orders Sunday [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-05 07:31

Dayton shooting victims identified; suspect's sister among the dead [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-05 00:14

'I just wanted to get them to medical help,' Man rescues multiple victims shot during Gilroy Garlic Festival [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-04 23:08

A statement from the Kurdistan Region Presidency

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – The irresponsible act of an Iraqi officer, in Muthanna Governorate, towards one of the relatives of the victims of the Anfal genocide campaign over Kurdistan’s flag being wrapping around his neck caused many backla ...

REFILE-Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims

Yahoo - 2019-08-04 19:15

Cemetery built for victims of the ISIS massacre in Kocho, Shengal

ANF - 2019-08-04 15:34
The massacre was perpetrated in August, 2014 when ISIS launched a wave of genocidal attacks in Shengal. ...

Victims of ISIS genocide in Shengal commemorated in Sweden

ANF - 2019-08-04 10:42
Kurds and their friends demonstrated in the squares of Stockholm, Helsingborg, Örebro, Västerås in Sweden to commemorate the victim of ISIS genocide in Shengal on 3 August 2014. ...

Families held event to commemorate victims of Suruç massacre

ANF - 2019-08-04 09:43
An event was organized in Abbasağa Park to mark the 4th anniversary of the Suruç massacre. ...

Kuwait gives prosthetic limbs to Iraqi ISIS victims

Rûdaw - 2019-08-04 08:14
Some of the recipients were Peshmerga soldiers ...

Mosul tourist island owners arrested, ferry victims found 20 km downstream

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-03 21:28

Shengal genocide victims commemorated in Toronto

ANF - 2019-08-03 17:33
Victims of the Yazidi genocide perpetrated by ISIS in Shengal are remembered all around the world. ...

People of Shengal remember victims of the ISIS genocide

ANF - 2019-08-03 15:22
A memorial march was held in Shengal for Yazidis killed in the ISIS attack against Shengal. ...

Five Kurdish tv channels to pay tribute to Shengal victims

ANF - 2019-08-03 10:22
Five Kurdish television channels to pay tribute to Shengal Yazidi victims at 10.59. ...

Arab women remember victims of the Shengal genocide

ANF - 2019-08-01 20:57
Arab women expressed that they will always stand by the women from Shengal, and that they are ready to pay any price for the freedom of women. ...

KCK remembers Turkish massacre victims, calls for struggle

ANF - 2019-08-01 20:05
"The people of South Kurdistan should take sides with the struggle developed by the guerrilla against the Turkish invasion state, and fight to protect the gains achieved in South Kurdistan at the cost of very heavy prices.” ...

Actions in Germany to mark 3 August anniversary

ANF - 2019-07-31 18:36
The Federation of Yazidi Women's Assemblies (SMJÊ) called on people to join the actions to be organised on 3 August to commemorate the victims of the genocide attacks carried out by ISIS in Shengal. ...

Police: Shooting involving multiple victims at Gilroy Garlic Festival in California [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-29 12:37

Contractor accused of stealing over $300K from Hurricane Harvey victims [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-07-26 23:40

Land mines still claiming victims in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-24 17:10

'Only our people are the victims' Amedi mayor says of bombardments

Rûdaw - 2019-07-23 19:37
"We always look for surveillance aircraft. When they come we’re terrified ...

Mass grave in southern Iraq believed to contain remains of Kurdish Anfal victims

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-23 19:08

Iraq exhumes bodies thought to be Kurds killed by Saddam

E-Kurd - 2019-07-23 17:35
BAGHDAD,— Iraq on Tuesday began exhuming the remains of dozens of victims, including children, likely killed during ex-dictator Saddam Hussein’s campaign against the country’s Kurds, a forensics official told AFP. The mass grave was uncovered in Tal al-S ...

Suruç commemorations heavily attacked by police

ANF - 2019-07-21 08:43
People commemorating the victims of the Suruç massacre in Istanbul and Ankara were attacked by police. ...

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-07-18 16:53

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other victims at White House:The Asahi Shimbun

Asahi - 2019-07-18 15:00

Trump meets Chinese Uighur, other religious persecution victims at White House | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC

WHTC - 2019-07-18 02:14

PM Barzani talks economy, worry for victims of border clashes with Turkish Amb.

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-14 11:33

Erdogan Attends Commemoration for Srebrenica Victims in Bosnia | Voice of America - English

Voanews - 2019-07-10 15:08

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes

E-Kurd - 2019-07-09 11:57
AMSTERDAM,— A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online. It is the first trial in the Neth ...

ISIS victims call for justice during international forum in Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-07-06 23:39

Qamishlo Conference: Partners of ISIS should be called to account

ANF - 2019-07-06 16:44
Following the opening speeches, victims of ISIS massacres in Syria, Iraq and throughout the world took the stage to speak. The conference continues with various seminars. ...

ISIS victims: ISIS members must be tried in international court

ANF - 2019-07-06 12:33
Victims of several ISIS massacres spoke in the ISIS forum organized by the NRLS and said ISIS members must be tried in international courts so similar structures don’t emerge again. ...

Victims of medical helicopter crash in Minnesota identified

Yahoo - 2019-07-03 15:46

FEDA paid tribute to the Madımak Hotel victims

ANF - 2019-07-01 13:01
The Democratic Alevi Federation (FEDA) issued a statement to mark the anniversary of the Madımak Massacre, on 2 July 1993. ...

Duhok: Five Members of Family Drown in River

BAS News - 2019-06-28 22:23
ERBIL - In a tragic incident on Friday evening, five members of a family drowned in a river in Zakho district of Duhok province, the Kurdistan Region. Kurdistan 24 cited its correspondent in the area as explaining that the victims included a man, his wif ...

UN emphasizes Importance of a Survivor-Centred Approach towards Victims of ISIL Abuses - Iraq | ReliefWeb

Reliefweb - 2019-06-27 02:21

Iraq, Iran Seek Kurdistan's Help to Find Victims of the Eight-year War

Gulan Media - 2019-06-25 07:37

Iraq, Iran Seek Kurdistan's Help to Find Victims of the Eight-year War

BAS News - 2019-06-25 02:17
ERBIL - Iran and Iraq are seeking the Kurdistan Region's assistance in finding the bodies of the victims of the Eight-year War between the two countries which occurred in the 1980s, an official said. Officials from the Kurdistan Region's Ministry of Mart ...

Prosthetic surgeon dedicates over two decades of life to help victims of war

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-24 02:09

Idlib: Five Civilians Killed in Regime Airstrikes

BAS News - 2019-06-22 22:30
ERBIL - The airstrikes by the Syrian regime on Saturday resulted in the killing of five civilians in Idlib, northwestern Syria, a monitor said. Three children were mong the victims in Idlib, a region supposedly protected by a September of last year buffe ...

Mass Grave of Kuwaiti People Discovered in Iraq

BAS News - 2019-06-21 00:44
ERBIL - A mass grave of Kuwaiti people has been discovered in Iraq which includes victims from the 1990-1991 Gulf War. Al-Jarida newspaper cited on Thursday an international committee from the Red Crescent Society in Iraq as saying that the grave include ...

19. June 2019 – Remembrance Day for the Victims of Flight and Expulsion

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) - 2019-06-20 23:20

The Foundation of Martyrs and Veterans rejected two mines victims

Kurdpa - 2019-06-17 20:06

Iraq to begin DNA tests to identify remains of Yezidi victims in mass graves

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-10 00:00

Death toll from crackdown in Sudan reaches 108

Waar Media - 2019-06-06 20:19
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from a government crackdown on protesters in Sudan’s capital has risen to 108, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors said Wednesday. Three children from one family were among the victims, said the committee, adding more than ...

420 milyon çocuk çatışma bölgesinde yaşıyor

Nûpel - 2019-06-04 13:12
Birleşmiş Milletler (BM) kararıyla 1992’de 4 Haziran günü “Uluslararası Çatışma Kurbanı Masum Çocuklar Günü” (International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression) olarak ilan edildi. Bu kararla dünyanın farklı bölgelerinde fiziksel, zihinsel ve r ...

Virginia Beach killings: City names 12 victims of mass shooting

BBC - 2019-06-02 00:02
Virginia Beach pays tribute to 12 people killed by a disgruntled co-worker in a municipal building. ...

'No direct links' between Utrecht suspect and victims: Police | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-05-31 23:26

A Memorial Day — Poem

E-Kurd - 2019-05-28 18:11
Ardishir Rashidi-Kalhur | Dedicated to the memories of the fallen victims of conflicts, violence and wars, especially those who lost their lives in Halabja, Kurdistan, inflicted on them by chemical attack on March 16, 1988. Since the beginning, ...

Author Elif Shafak on Turkey's untold story, from the suicide bombers buried with their victims to the AIDS crisis

Telegraph - 2019-05-28 15:11

Sinjar: Residents Call for Special Cemetery for Yezidi Victims of IS

BAS News - 2019-05-28 00:33
ERBIL - Yezidi residents have called for the creation of a special cemetery for their relatives that were victims of Islamic State (IS) genocide in Sinjar. Back in August 2014, the militant group attacked Sinjar, soon after they overran a vast area in Ir ...

Families of Yezidi genocide victims ask for construction of memorial in Shingal

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-27 23:26

Dating scam artist from California had 20 alleged victims in 8 states [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-05-27 13:41

NETHERLANDS - TURKEY Utrecht attacker detained. Three victims, doubts about the motive

Asianews - 2019-05-25 21:33

Rehabilitation of innocent victims can be strongest weapon against extremism | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-05-25 12:40

Libyan crisis means still no justice for Manchester bombing victims - The National

Thenational - 2019-05-24 15:05

Halfeti people: We were tortured in custody

ANF - 2019-05-24 14:17
10 more of the persons detained in Halfeti have been released. The victims spoke about the torture. ...

Kai Wiedenhofer's photo project "Forty out of one million": Giving victims a face and a voice -

Qantara - 2019-05-24 12:46

Group of Yazidi women victims of IS get new life in France

Gulan Media - 2019-05-23 14:19

670 bodies recovered from the largest mass grave in Raqqa

ANF - 2019-05-22 12:27
From the mass grave discovered in January in a suburb of the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the remains of another 670 ISIS victims have been recovered. The bodies of some missing foreigners are suspected to be in the mass grave. ...

Yezidi spiritual council revokes statement, will not accept children of ISIS rape victims

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-21 20:56

UN Team Exhumed 12 Mass Graves of Yezidi Victims So Far

BAS News - 2019-05-21 15:55
ERBIL — A US special team investigating Islamic State (IS) crimes in Iraq has so far unearthed 12 mass graves of Yezidi victims, according to a UN report seen by AFP. The team began work last year in October, but it discovered and exhumed the first mass ...

The Brussels Times - Two new Legionella victims reported in the canal area of Ghent

Brusselstimes - 2019-05-21 01:29

KRG Delegation Searching for Kurdish Mass Grave in Southern Iraq

BAS News - 2019-05-19 14:47
ERBIL — A delegation from Kurdistan Region’s Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs is visiting Iraq’s southern province of Muthanna where they believe is home to several mass graves of the Kurdish victims of Baath genocidal attacks. The delegation has so ...

The victims of the neo-Nazi NSU murder spree

Qantara - 2019-05-17 15:28

KRG Reveals Latest Figures on Yezidi Victims of IS

BAS News - 2019-05-12 21:38
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) said on Sunday that it had liberated a total of 3,371 Yezidi abductees from the Islamic State (IS) until the 4th of March, this year. KRG’s Coordinator for lnternational Advocacy, Dindar Zebari, said in a s ...

Victims of execution in Iran commemorated in Stockholm

ANF - 2019-05-12 08:31
The 9th anniversary of the Iranian regime's execution of revolutionaries Shirin Elamhuli, Ferzad Kemanger, Ali Heyderiyan and Ferhad Vekili was commemorated in Stockholm. ...

New mass grave discovered in Shengal

ANF - 2019-05-10 08:31
A new mass grave was found in Shengal. Victims of DAESH were buried there. ...

Young women victims of suicide in Iran under the mullahs’ rule

Ncr Iran - 2019-05-09 08:34

KRG to Send Abroad More Victims of Chemical Attacks by Saddam's Regime

BAS News - 2019-05-07 00:53
ERBIL - The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) will send abroad a number of survivors of the chemical attacks carried out by the former Iraqi regime led by Saddam al-Hussein in the 1980s, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Monday. The stateme ...
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