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A Yazidi temple was built in #Armenia, which will serve as a cultural center, religious school, conference hall, seminary & museum.

The official opening of the temple will be on 29/9/2019, where 100s of #Yazidis are expected to attend the opening ceremony
The world’s largest Yazidi temple is located in the village of Aknalich, west of Yerevan, #Armenia.

#Yazidis are one of Armenia’s largest ethnic minority groups, practicing an ancient, monotheistic faith. Numbering around 35,000, according to Armenia’s 2011 census.
Official opening is just a few hours away.
#YazidiTemple
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Islamic state caliphate brainwashed Yezidi Children with Quranic verses to fight kuffars till conversion to Islam or kill.
ISIS separated them from their families,IS killed their parents in front of them,laced their food w/ Captagon & trained some as suicide attackers
@TarekFatah
Raised in northern Iraq’s small #Yezidi religious minority, S. was 9 yrs old when IS killed his father & brother, kidnapped him & turned him into a fighter . He witnessed unspeakable violence, saw friends tortured & was beaten by “teachers” who indoctrinated him into..
... group’s severe version of Islam.

3 yrs later,when his mom ransomed him back from IS for $10,000,he was returned against his will 2 a family he barely remembered.He tried repeatedly 2 run back 2 his former captors. He threatened his sisters with a knife,calling them infidels;
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Heartbreaking moments when a Yezidi survivor met her family after 5 years of enslavement,torture and rape in IS captivity.
She was kidnapped from shingal with 7000 Yezidi Women and Children and forced to convert to Islam.
She was welcomed by her community.
#YazidiGenocide
21 Yezidis who escaped/rescued were welcomed by their relatives in shingal.
Most of them were children who lost their families and these children were used as fighters by IS after being brainwashed and forced to convert to Islam.
#YazidiGenocide
#YazidiPlight
@RitaPanahi
#YezidiGenocide survivors who was kidnapped with 77 members of her family: IS took us from shingal to Syria.
Men were separated from women and were killed.
Children were taken from their mothers and girls who aged over 7 years were also raped with all others.
@VikasSaraswat
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Video is from Shingal-Gali Karsi and song is about Khazal the Yezidi girl who was taken as slave by Hafid Basha mosul Governor when ottomans attacked Ezidxan-shingal,killed 2000,taken 6000 Yezidi as slave.
Tortured,raped,sold em in slavery markets
#YazidiCulture
#YazidiGenocide
1)Hafid Basha Mosul Governor started his campaign against Yezidis in #Ezidxan_Shingal in sommer 1837.
Their aim was to massacre Yezidis there from their roots.
Ottomans wanted a safe way for themselves between Mosul and Diyarbakir.
Cuz of religious reasons #Yezidis face Genocide.
2)the campaign was ongoing for three months,Hafid Basha followers was heading from west side of #Ezidxan_Shingal mount while Mosul governor soldiers have already settled in north side of shingal mount/solach.
The #Ezidxan_Shingal mount was surrounded by Hafid Basha followers
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Yezidis are ethno religious group one of the oldest religions in the world.
Yezidis were millions before 74 Genocide campaigns by Muslims and last one has been ongoing since 2014.
Today Yezidis all around the world are about 1,000,000.
#YazidiGenocide
@Ezidi24
@TarekFatah
@POTUS
According to Informal statements Yezidis all around the world are more than 1 million.
Most of Yezidis live in Iraq.
About 500,000 live in Iraq and around 250,000 live in Germany.
Yezidis origins return to Mesopotamia which r Iraq ,Syria and turkey.
#YazidiCulture
#YazidiReligion
45% of Yezidis in Mesopotamia have left their origin land and become migrants in Russia,Georgia,Armenia because of Genocide campaigns by ottomans in the last centuries.
Many Yezidis in Syria and turkey emigrated to Germany,Sweden and EU countries because of war,conflicts....
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