Statement: Yazda Concerns on Recent Events in Iraq

Updated: Jan 9

Yazda is deeply concerned and alarmed by the recent developments unfolding across Iraq. We warn all concerned parties that increased instability jeopardizes any victory over ISIS and increases the risk of its resurgence. Furthermore, instability will severely impact the collective efforts of national and international actors and NGOs to restore living conditions for communities affected by ISIS, including Yazidi and other religious minorities throughout Iraq.


The political and security situations currently developing in Iraq have already affected the ability of NGOs to deliver aid and perform their humanitarian projects. If this situation continues, we fear that numerous NGOs will be forced to exit the country. 

Yazda calls on all sides to refrain from further escalation, and from actions which threaten regional stability and international peace.






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Contact Us:

United States 

Yazidi Cultural Center

300 N 27th St Suite C

Lincoln, NE 68503

United States​

Iraq

Duhok: 

Z12/36/3 KRO-Hano Street, 27st, Duhok, KRI, Iraq

Baghdad:

Flat 3, First Floor, Buidlin number 3, Salahia Complex, Baghdad-Iraq

Houston Office

P.O.Box. 771448 

Houston, TX 77215

USA and Canada: +1 (832) 298-9584

Email: info@yazda.org

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