Yezidi Emergency Support (Y.E.S.) Project Proposal Project Name: Support education and encourage participation in school. Context Analysis: The so-called “Islamic State” slaughtered the Yezidis in 2014 on Sinjar, when it was marked by utmost violence including genocidal acts against the Yezidis population. While the plight of Yezidi victims was highlighted last month through the Nobel … Read moreSchool Bus For Sinjar
An article on the Huffington Post from 2017 by legal researcher and human rights advocate Ewelina Ochab highlights the struggles of Yezidis to gain asylum in the UK and the disparities between different ethnic groups. https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/ewelina-u-ochab/genocide-survival_b_18523870.html ‘According to the research [by the UNHCR], out of 2,637 Syrians recommended for resettlement to the UK by the … Read moreArticle by Ewelina Ochab (legal researcher and human rights advocate): Shouldn’t Survivors of Genocide Be Treated Differently?
The Foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt has asked Bishop Mountstephen to lead a review on the persecution of Christians and other minority groups stating… ‘I have asked the Rev’d Philip Mounstephen, Bishop of Truro, to lead an independent review of whether we are doing all we can. I would like this exercise to consider some tough … Read moreY.E.S team meets with the new Bishop of Truro to express concerns about plight of Yezidis.