Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, urged the international community to “deliver on its promise” to honor the Yazidi religious minority in Iraq on the sixth anniversary of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s genocide. against the community.
“The world watched with indignation and called for concrete steps to end the genocide,” said Murad. “But six years later, the international community failed to meet its commitments to protect the most vulnerable, particularly women and children,” he complained.
Murad, who was among the thousands of Yazidi women who were forced into sexual slavery by the jihadist group, attended a United Nations anniversary event and reminded all countries of the effects of “atrocities”. Those who suffered from the Yazidis still remain .
Murad has pointed out that around 100,000 Yazidis have returned to their home in Sinyar, northern Iraq, but have no access to basic services such as health care and education.