Staggering report from the UN about the desperate situation of the Yazidis, about large numbers of abused Yazidis, brought upon by the brutality of ISIS, are in urgent need of psychological care. Though the report refers to the “ISIS doctrine”, it does not mention the root of the problem: Islam. In Germany, we can ease the life of some people in desperate need of aid, but our help is limited to the funds kindly donated to us.
Monthly Archives: August 2016
The Yazidis´Central Council in Germany held a memorial service to commemorate the second anniversary of the genocide against their people in Mount Sinjar, perpetrated by the Islamic State. Reminding us that the genocide is not over yet, they underlined their demands and preconditions for what they see as a safe way to return to their homeland and a life in safety. Vanquishing IS tops the list of their priorities.
Report from Sister Hatune about her latest trip to Egypt. She visited the area surrounding the Mokattam mountain, home to many Coptic Christians, also known as garbage people. Garbage has become their livelihood. But amid all the garbage, there are schools, churches, hospitals. Sister Hatune and her Foundation are also present here, providing help to people, making their life a bit more humane.