Yazidi People APPG

First Registered: 21/11/2018 • Last updated on: 05/11/2019

Note: This APPG was last registered on 5th Nov 2019. The APPG was not registered in the latest release of 6th Oct 2021 and may be defunct.

To gather and share knowledge on the plight of the Yazidi population. To highlight the discrimination, torture and displacement they have faced in recent years and to increase knowledge of their history, culture and religion among parliamentarians.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Yazidi People

1. Iraq’s Yazidis and ISIS: the causes and consequences of sexual violence in conflict
13/07/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: the lives and behaviours of its recruits and the people under its control. ISIS™s attacks on the Yazidis

2. GENOCIDE BY DAESH AGAINST THE YAZIDI PEOPLE
09/01/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: the genocide carried out by Daesh against the Yazidi people, who had been disarmed and were then abandoned

3. NADIA MURAD BASEE TAHA, UN GOODWILL AMBASSADOR FOR THE DIGNITY OF SURVIVORS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING
05/09/2016 - Early Day Motions

Found: acknowledges the immense contribution made by 23 year old Yazidi woman, Ms. Nadia Murad Basee Taha, in raising awareness

4. Lord Ahmad announces funding boost for Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict
23/11/2018 - Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative
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Found: new Murad Code on sexual violence, named after Yazidi Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad, will set

5. Response to and reparations for conflict-related sexual violence in Iraq: the case of Shi’a Turkmen in Tel Afar
13/07/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: most recent Islamic State conflict. Thousands of Yazidi and hundreds of Shi a Turkmen women and girls

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Yazidi People

1. Yazidis: Attempted Genocide
23/10/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: steps they have taken to secure justice for the Yazidi people of Northern Iraq, following the genocide attempted - Speech Link
2: international efforts to secure justice for the Yazidi people and the many other victims of Daesh’s crimes - Speech Link
3: is that, more than five years after thousands of Yazidi women and girl children were enslaved for the purposes - Speech Link

2. Displaced Yazidis and Survivors of Daesh Violence
02/07/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: support access to justice for displaced people from the Yazidi community in Iraq, and (2) to enable survivors - Speech Link
2: Daesh crimes in Iraq, including those against the Yazidi community. We led international efforts to pass - Speech Link
3: key evidence if there is to be justice for the Yazidi families, many of whom are still living in and - Speech Link

3. International Development: Freedom of Religion or Belief
06/02/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Baroness aware of the acute suffering of the Yazidi people, particularly girls and women, simply because - Speech Link
2: international efforts to secure justice for the Yazidi people and the many other victims of Daesh crimes in - Speech Link

4. Yazidi Former Sex Slaves: UK
15/11/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: House has considered the treatment and care of Yazidi former sex slaves of Daesh in the UK.As - Speech Link
2: work together to ensure that they can help these Yazidi families, especially as they are in our hearts - Speech Link
3: fundamental importance. We all want to help those people who are victims of sexual slavery. The British - Speech Link

5. Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
13/09/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: more than 2 million people have been displaced and between 200,000 and 300,000 people killed. Since 22 May - Speech Link
2: the web. It was death pornography using blameless people.I brought the first rescued rape victims - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Yazidi People
1. Young People: LGBT People
asked by: Sarah Champion
01/07/2020
... what assessment he has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on the (a) education and (b) health and wellbeing of LGBT young people; and what support he will provide to tackle any gaps identified in the provision of services to those people.

2. Older People
asked by: Baroness Anelay of St Johns
17/07/2020
... Commonwealth and Development Office is established.

3. LGBT People
asked by: Gill Furniss
18/06/2020
... when she plans to publish the LGBT Action Plan: Annual progress report for 2019-2020.

4. LGBT People
asked by: Barry Sheerman
20/04/2021
... what steps he is taking to ensure that local authorities have adequate resources to provide safe public spaces for transgender people.

5. Older People
asked by: Barry Gardiner
05/02/2021
... how many people aged 80 years and over did the NHS have recorded as living in each NHS region in England as of 1 January 2021.

Latest Questions
Former APPG Members
David Linden Portrait
David Linden
Secretary
Scottish National Party - Glasgow East
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Bob Seely Portrait
Bob Seely
Vice Chair
Conservative - Isle of Wight
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Ross Thomson Portrait
Ross Thomson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Aberdeen South
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Jeremy Lefroy Portrait
Jeremy Lefroy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Former Member for Stafford
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court Portrait
Lord Macpherson of Earl's Court
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships

No benefits in kind are on record for the Yazidi People APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Yazidi People APPG