Yazda meets Vatican’s Secretary of State H. E. Cardinal Pietro Parolin

Islamic State survivor Salwa Khalaf Rasho and Yazda board member Khairi Shabo Abdullah participated in the International symposium for defending religious freedom hosted by the US Embassy to the Holy See ( Vatican) by the Ambassador Callista Gingrich in the Pontifical University of Holy Cross.


Through her speech Salwa demonstrated the tragic story of Yazidi people through her own experience in Islamic state’s captivity , and pleaded for helping Yazidi community and international protection.


The Yazidi delegation also had a special meeting with Vatican’s Secretary of State H. E. Cardinal Pietro Parolin who showed Vatican’s support for Yazidi’s case.