Yazidis in Georgia

Tbilisians rallied against terrorism

By | April 20th, 2015|Categories: Society|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A protest against terrorism was held on Sunday in Tbilisi and several other towns in Georgia to show support for the refugees persecuted by Islamic State.   (DF Watch.) A call went out on Facebook a few days in advance for people to meet outside the old parliament […]

Yazidi refugees in Georgia awaiting decision

By | September 10th, 2014|Categories: Minorities, News|Tags: |

Irakli Lomidze (left), head of Asylum Department at the Refugee Ministry. Dimitry Pirbar, head of the Religious Council of Yazidis in Georgia. (Click to activate video.) (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–More than 50 Yazidis have fled from Iraq to Georgia and applied for political asylum here. DF Watch September 3 organized a discussion about the situation. Dimitry Pirbar, head of the Religious Council of Yazidis in Georgia, said he had been to Iraq […]

50 Yazidis from Iraq ask for asylum in Georgia

By | September 1st, 2014|Categories: Minorities|Tags: , |

Agit Mirzoev, head of House of Yazidis in Georgia. TBILISI, DFWatch–Kurdish Yazidis who fled from Iraq are seeking asylum in Georgia. Agit Mirzoev, the head of House of Yazidis in Georgia, told DF Watch that about 50 Yazidis have come to Georgia and asked the government for asylum. He said another group is expected […]

Yazidis in Tbilisi call on the world to stop ISIS

By | August 14th, 2014|Categories: Minorities, News|Tags: , |

Yazidis in Tbilisi demonstrated against the brutal attacks on their people by ISIS in Iraq. (Photo: Georgian Union of Kurdish Youth.) TBILISI, DFWatch–‘Stop ISIS’ was the slogan of a rally organized by the Yazidi community in Tbilisi as a show of solidarity with their besieged countrymen in Iraq, who suffer from ruthless savagery by the terrorists from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). […]