School Bus For Sinjar

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 more

Article by Ewelina Ochab (legal researcher and human rights advocate): Shouldn’t Survivors of Genocide Be Treated Differently?

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. ‘According to the research [by the UNHCR], out of 2,637 Syrians recommended for resettlement to the UK by the … Read more

Award win shines a light on Yezidis

Our founder, Anne Narona, was nominated for the Women of the Year category by Baroness Helena Kennedy. And we’re delighted to announce the judges gave her the Shine a Light category for her tireless work with the Yezidi community and all our other volunteers.   Anne with Kate Adie A magazine feature on Anne’s win

Woman Of The Year Nomination:

To say I am deeply honoured is an understatement…. to be nominated by Baroness Helena Kennedy for this award is truly humbling. If it serves to highlight the plight of the Yezidis further then that is all I could wish for.

YES founder on Channel 5 News

You can watch the video clip of Anne Norona, founder of YES, talking about the urgent issues facing the Yezidi people on Channel 5 News here.   This nurse who was so moved by the plight of the Yazidis that she dedicated her life to doing everything she can to help the community. #5News | … Read more

Anne on BBC News and Channel 5

After the article written by Christina Lamb in The Sunday Times last week, YES founder Anne Norona was contacted by Channel 5 and the BBC, requesting an interview with her about the plight of the Yezidis and the work Anne has been doing to help. This kind of exposure is vital in gaining the support … Read more