Yazda Met with Members of the Irish Parliaments

Updated: Feb 8, 2019

Yazda held a very successful briefing session with members of the Irish Parliament in Dublin, Tuesday, Feb. 5th on the current situation for Yazidis and minorities in the Iraq and the Middle East generally.Parties attending included Fine Gael, Fianna Fail, Labour, Greens, and Independent.

Briefings were also provided to officials in the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs. On the other hand, and as part of a 2 days visit, Yazda Deputy Executive Director, Ahmed Khudida Burjus, participated in the screening of On Her Shoulder Film of Nadia Murad which was organized by the United Nations Cinema in partnership with the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; and The UN Refugee Agency Ireland at Pálás Cinema in Galway on the 4th of February 2019.

The photo above: Yazda Team, Torlach O’Duinneacháin, John Gallagher and Ahmed Khudida, with Senator Ivana Bacik, Labour Party, and Niall Collins, TD (MP) Fianna Fail.