Thursday, 16 June 2016

New report from Syrian Commission of Inquiry on crimes against the Yazidis

The UN's Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic published  a report today documenting crimes committed against the Yazidis by ISIS in Syria. The crimes documented include genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. The report is based on 45 interviews with survivors, religious leaders, smugglers, activists, lawyers, medical personnel, and journalists, and corroborating documentary material.

The full report is available here. A press release from the Commission of Inquiry is available here.

/ Sally