COMMEMORATION EVENTS FOR 9TH ANNIVERSARY OF YEZIDI GENOCIDE
FYF and 26 leading Yezidi civil society organizations are cohosting a conference to commemorate the 9th anniversary of the Yezidi Genocide on August 1st at 11:00 am at Gilgamesh Hall, Babylon Hotel, Baghdad, Iraq.
The conference will include the participation of Iraqi officials, UNAMI, UNITAD, and other United Nations agency representatives, foreign diplomats, Yezidi survivors, religious and community leaders, representatives of international and Iraqi civil society, and leaders from across the political spectrum. Together, participants will remember the victims, discuss the impact, and advocate for justice, solidarity, and rebuilding of the Yezidi homeland.
On August 3rd, FYF will host a private event at its Enterprise and Training Center in Khanke, Duhok, Iraq with staff, survivors, and government officials. The event will focus on amplifying the voices of Yezidi survivors and activists in a safe, off-the-record space.