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Women and children pay a high cost in the aftermath of the genocide on the Yazidi
Lamiya Bashar is a Yazidi who was held captive by the ISIS terrorist organization.
This is her story...
On August 2014, the terror group ISIS started its genocide on the Yazidi - killing, capturing and enslaving thousands including women and children.
More than 6000 yazidi women and girls were taken hostage by ISIS. 1400 are still missing...
Most of the women who escaped ISIS are still displaced in refugee camps in Iraq and neighbouring countries.
Children born of Yazidi women after ISIS rape can not be registered as Yazidis.
Yazidi survivors are seeking justice including accountability of the ISIS perpetrators.
See the full interview with Lamiya
What is “genocide” according to the UN Genocide convention?
Who are the Yazidis?
Why was the ISIS massacres recognized as genocide on the Yazidi?
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