New online resource

Inclusive citizenship and human rights

Every day human rights are violated because of religious or ethnic belonging. The ongoing genocide of the Yazidi people is the first main case in this new online audio-visual resource.

Visit the ancient city of Lalesh in 360°

Nadia Murad is Yazidi, a religious group with a long history in northern Iraq. Here you can visit Lalesh, the holy city of the Yazidis in a 360 experience which also contains short films and information points. The experience will be available for VR headset in 2019.

Visit the case page about the genocide of the Yazidis where you will find more videos and photographs from the ancient city of Lalesh.

Visit the Yazidi plight in 360°

Like many other Yazidi women and girls, Nadia Murad was captured by ISIS in 2014. After escaping them, she lived in a refugee camp. Here you can visit a Yazidi refugee camp in a 360 experience. The experience will be available for VR headset in 2019.

Visit the case page about the genocide of the Yazidis where you will find more videos and photographs from the refugee camp.

Related resources

Briefs and reports

Minority Network Report

The Minority Network is a network of researchers and practitioners addressing conditions for human rights-based protection of persons with different religious and ethnic identities in conflict-ridden societies. The network is coordinated at HL-senteret in Oslo, Norway.

About the project

A new audio-visual learning resource

The Yazidi case is the first part of a new online, audio-visual learning resource developed by the Minority Network at The Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies (HL-senteret). The full online resource with more cases will be launched in 2019. The project has received financial support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

About the Minority Network

A network addressing human rights and inclusive citizenship

The Minority Network is a network of researchers and practitioners addressing conditions for human rights-based protection and inclusive citizenship across ethnic and religious divides in conflict-ridden societies.The network is coordinated at the Norwegian Center for Holocaust and Minority Studies (HL-senteret).

External resources

Here are a few selected recent reports and films addressing issues related to the Yazidi case. In the case and topic sections you will find links to other relevant resources.