Vian Dakhil is a current member of the Iraqi parliament. She is the only Yazidi Kurd in the Iraqi Parliament. Yazidis, who practice a pre-Islamic religion, are considered nonbelievers by ISIS and therefore worthy of kidnapping, enslavement, and execution.
Dr. Deelan Dakhil
Deelan Dakhil, Co-Director, Sinjar Foundation
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Dr. Deelan Dakhil, Co-Director of the Sinjar Foundation and Vian Dakhil, Member of Iraqi Parliament share harrowing stories from the refugee camps of Yazidi women and girls under genocidal terrorism of ISIL.