The High Committee for the Recognition of ISIS Crimes as acts of Genocide issues a statement

The High Committee for the Recognition of ISIS Crimes as acts of Genocide issues a statement

The High Committee for the Recognition of ISIS Crimes as acts of Genocide in the Kurdistan Regional Government held a meeting in the Ministry of Interior, in the presence of members of the committee.
 

After the meeting, the High Committee for the Recognition of the Crimes of ISIS as acts of Genocide issued a statement saying that the Committee supports the decision of the German Parliament No. (20/5228) of January 19, 2023 on the recognition of the crimes of ISIS committed against Ezidi Kurds.

And the High Committee thanked the German parliament, government and all those countries that have previously recognized the crime as genocide and called for other countries to take the same step to recognize the crimes committed against the Ezidi Kurds and other ethnic and religious minorities as acts of genocide, the committee pointed that the recognition of ISIS crimes as genocide, is the legal and humanitarian responsibility of the international community and national institutions.

During the session, the Committee supported the achievement of justice through the prosecution of perpetrators and compensation of victims, and the implementation of the Sinjar Agreement to restore stability to these areas and provide necessary services to citizens. The Committee stressed on continue to collect data and evidence in order to achieve justice for the victims.

The statement concluded that the High Committee and the relevant institutions of the Kurdistan Region will continue to collect data, information, evidence, investigation and archiving of documents, in coordination with the UNITED team, in order to achieve justice for the victims of international crimes committed by the terrorist organization.

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