The Yazidi Genocide Archive
Welcome to the Yazidi Genocide Archive. The Yazidi Genocide Archive is a digital project that commemorates and documents the 2014 Yazidi Genocide, which was perpetrated by the Islamic State in August 2014 against the Yazidi people. This project features oral histories from Yazidi survivors and members of the Yazidi community, interviews with scholarly experts, and primary sources about the genocide. The Yazidi Genocide Archive's mission is to allow scholars, teachers, and the general public to learn more about the genocide and the Yazidi people, as well as to provide reliable sources that will help individuals in their research, educational work, and activism.
The Yazidi Genocide Archive offers an ever-growing selection of oral history interviews, conversations with scholars, and primary sources. Check out the links below to access our archival materials.
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We are happy to announce the publication of our first round of interviews and primary sources. From the stories of survivors to documents that illustrate the violent ideology behind the 2014 genocide, these materials are invaluable resources for educating the next generation about this event. Click on the link below to learn more.
“When genocide is committed, it must be seen. People must look at it with open eyes, not minimize its impact."
Nadia Murad, Yazidi survivor and 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate