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Het vergeten volk/The forgotten people (Dutch, @brendastoter), a book about the Yezidi genocide. Finalist for the Brusseprijs; best journalistic book 2019.

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Remember Ronia (16), the Yezidi girl who escaped from IS months ago? She was reunited with her mother last night in… https://t.co/I6NU8LqMiP
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9/27
2020
This is Ayhem, a Yezidi boy who was sold to an American ISIS family. He almost completely forgot the Kurdish langua… https://t.co/ImRwlDRtTuWith Ismael at Bazid festival in Khanke, Iraqi Kurdistan, 2018. Behind us you see a small, and very white, Yezidi t… https://t.co/ndlr79FQuYMy new painting for an elderly Yazidi man. https://t.co/31gUtQpsiT
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9/23
2020
Why no ISIS member has been charged with genocide or sexual violence for crimes against Yazidis. https://t.co/vpB3zROt5g
9/18
2020
Staat zelfs in de inleiding van @hetvergetenvolk: “Ik hoop dat er respectvol mee om wordt gegaan; het gebruik van h… https://t.co/gDuL7uWwB6
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9/13
2020
A Yazidi woman returns to her home in Sinjar to find only destruction. The tragedy of Yazidis should be written and… https://t.co/9TqRxfg9be
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleIf anyone can help Brenda publish her book in English about the Yazidi Genocide will be great. She has done terrifi… https://t.co/eRc1wxYere
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleAnother fire in one of the IDP camps for Yezidis, where they have been living for over 6 years. The tents are old a… https://t.co/nRFkjMYFtP
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9/12
2020
In the last two months, 8 Yezidis have committed suicide. Recently I wrote this piece on the alarming suicide rates… https://t.co/g2i8xbOiV2
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9/7
2020
These children have been living in Turkey since 2017. Makes you wonder how many more Yezidis are being held by ISIS… https://t.co/bzVpTJbzG1
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleVandaag gehoord dat weer twee Jezidi’s zelfmoord hebben gepleegd. Een jonge man in een van de kampen in Iraaks-Koer… https://t.co/IUiJLeHweR
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9/4
2020
Not the trauma, the destruction or the horrible details: the thing I remember the most while I was writing… https://t.co/IEotDrnESD
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9/3
2020
The heartbreaking story of these Iraqi Yazidi parents as they show the pictures of their children murdered by Daesh… https://t.co/8Pj3MzB9I3
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleWhen you are a Yezidi child and all you have ever known is life in a tent and the harsh weather conditions of Mount… https://t.co/yjRhzpZ7OO
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten people"I've been through a lot. I don't know the names of all the regions, but I was brought to TalAfar, Mosul, Raqqa, Ha… https://t.co/ZheSioOwS9
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9/1
2020
Mooi, lang interview over de Jezidi’s. Blij dat Radio Kunststof me heeft uitgenodigd. https://t.co/oor7vjbBLB‘Vertel de wereld ons verhaal’, zeiden de Jezidi’s. Dat doen we, en dat blijven we doen. Bedankt lezers! (En spread… https://t.co/yqlQkVfljk
8/20
2020
Dear people, @YESforYezidis started a campaign to reunite Ronia with her mother. They haven’t seen each other in ye… https://t.co/eNq6N8p8Ug
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8/19
2020
Een Jezidi-meisje in Nederland heeft zelfmoord gepleegd, las ik op Facebook. Eerder schreef ik nog dit stuk, over h… https://t.co/1TNC1Z0If8
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8/18
2020
Journalist @BrendaStoter vertelt in @RadioKunststof over de laatste genocide op de Jezidi's in de zomer van 2014. I… https://t.co/qZACLoGWC5
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8/15
2020
Dit komt uit de inleiding van @hetvergetenvolk. Gaat over Ismael, die 36 familieleden verloor, en activiste Nadia M… https://t.co/WdQqLl9Y9P
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten people @Gezeurig @BrendaStoter @hetvergetenvolk Dank Jaap! En, als we zo vrij mogen zijn, ook online, als je niet in de bu… https://t.co/cQx2rQzba4
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8/14
2020
At the end of March every year, tens of Yazidi people come together in the valley of Lalish to collect the dead tre… https://t.co/2YMHc4hsik
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleJournalist @BrendaStoter leest in @RadioKunststof voor uit haar boek 'Het vergeten volk', over de genocide op de Je… https://t.co/59opEb7eEy
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8/13
2020
Donderdag ben ik te gast bij @RadioKunststof. We gaan het hebben over mijn columns voor @ADnl en mijn boek… https://t.co/mdWTk2kLDz
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8/11
2020
“For a long time we had been pulled between the competing forces of Iraq's Sunni Arabs and Sunni Kurds, asked to de… https://t.co/cy2JXfH42L
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8/9
2020
En ik maak me zorgen. Als je jarenlang zo dicht op de huid zit van mensen ga je om ze geven. Dat is geen activisme,… https://t.co/ZH2i0YB0ZyIk heb veel gruwelijke verhalen gehoord en veel leed gezien, maar dat van Ismael spande de kroon. Hij is de enige J… https://t.co/psO40rV0clIn het verhaal van Ismael komen alle aspecten van de genocide samen. 36 familieleden werden gekidnapt. Zijn broers… https://t.co/2XMf2nMkrODear President @BarhamSalih Will you please appoint a team to search the camps for #Yazidi children who were kidnap… https://t.co/wDOMNofvDu
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleHet is zo groot dat elk woord tekort schiet. Een boek zoals @hetvergetenvolk zou iedereen moeten lezen om maar iets… https://t.co/3ccDxwyEi0
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleIt’s been six years since IS attacked the Yezidi community in Iraq. 7000 women and children were enslaved, thousand… https://t.co/V4XH3seRoI
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleToday we remember the victims of the Yezidi genocide. Six years ago IS attacked the Yezidi community and carried ou… https://t.co/sFYusWI69D
8/3
2020
Do you remember Khudeda from The forgotten people? He lost all his family members, and never stopped searching for… https://t.co/YPaVzTTWQaJoin us It’s been 6 yrs since IS terrorists attacked the Yazidi community in Iraq on 3 Aug2014. We will commemorate… https://t.co/9cS07OjfGd
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleHet is bijna 3 augustus, zes jaar na de start van de genocide op de Jezidi’s door IS. Helaas is alles wat er in het… https://t.co/gYNss5rDGM
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleLalish temple in Sheikhan which is Yezidi town. #Êzidxan #YazidiCulture https://t.co/T25pkzXlYG
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten people @shadraouf @BrendaStoter @hetvergetenvolk The plight of the Yezidis is shame upon us all.The international communit… https://t.co/AkS9CetXJW
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleMijn God, moet bijna huilen als ik aan deze zin denk. Voor de lezers van @hetvergetenvolk, om dit plaatje ging het.… https://t.co/L9YYnUWh8q
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleI hope @marcomendicino will read this thread on Ronia, and will do everything he can to bring her home. Like Ismael… https://t.co/zal3xFVY0X
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleRonia, a 16-year-old Yezidi girl, was enslaved by ISIS for almost 6 years. Now she is finally free. She lives in a… https://t.co/aA7FXpe6OS
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleDe wereld was in 2014 getuige van hoe IS de Jezidi's probeerde uit te roeien. Ik sprak met @BrendaStoter deed over… https://t.co/3irrnwMzzL
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7/31
2020
Women's Slave Market in the 21st century Thousands of Yazidi women & girls were abducted & forced into sexual slav… https://t.co/Lpz2JA8it2
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleLife for Yezidis on Sinjar mountain is unrelentingly harsh. Employment is almost non-existent, education and health… https://t.co/i4uQKSm05K
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleAmnesty vraagt aandacht voor jezidi-kinderen: 'Dringend hulp nodig'. ⁦@BrendaStoter⁩ ⁦@hetvergetenvolk⁩ https://t.co/52rZy49MJc
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleA first class selection of experts have come together for this all important conference to support the Yezidi peopl… https://t.co/j3cPP2QS1W
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7/30
2020
De laatste weken de ene na de andere gefrustreerde Jezidi aan de lijn. ‘Waarom zo weinig media-aandacht voor ons, e… https://t.co/x4Bw22Q3Zt
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleDit is echt een prachtig boek, aanrader. Ik had hem een tijdje in de kast laten staan omdat ik dacht dat ik alle el… https://t.co/JT88c8phIP
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleSome of the children kidnapped by ISIS militants were trafficked for their organs. Sylvana was just five years old… https://t.co/sDf5UOXmu5
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleYezidi children of Sinjar mountain, living in extreme conditions, often far from adequate healthcare and education… https://t.co/4TRKPpoP1p
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleNorthpress publishes video showing Asayish catches women being smuggled out of al-Hol in a water truck. https://t.co/IZAOZlqoIS
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7/27
2020
@Scalibq @BrendaStoter Rijk bedoel je? @Photojr1 @BrendaStoter Heel goed, bedankt!
7/20
2020
Als jullie nou allemaal @hetvergetenvolk bestellen voor 3 aug (herdenking Jezidi-genocide) dan komt er een nieuwe d… https://t.co/cUafZxg4ro
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleYezidis were killed and enslaved because of their religion, not because they worked for certain parties. ISIS was c… https://t.co/sDYwwIligd
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleHowever, when u speak to dozens of Yezidi victims (like I did for my book @hetvergetenvolk) you’ll hear many horrib… https://t.co/9uqqzSM6Zm
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleI really wonder why so many researchers hyper focused on ISIS women don’t take the time to conduct some interviews… https://t.co/dLkbqgGzFE
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleOp 3 augustus 2014 vond de 74e genocide plaats op de Jezidi’s. IS kidnapte 7000 vrouwen en kinderen, en doodde 5000… https://t.co/6PXEto2C6n
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten people“There has been no effort to understand why these ISIS brides are guilty...the wives would lock our Yazidi women in… https://t.co/X4hDOOmoXX
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7/19
2020
The explosions continue in #SDF armory in #Hasakah The warehouse contains large quantities of different weapons, an… https://t.co/tt5tODcUZF
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7/15
2020
@AltenaSjirk @BrendaStoter Heel goed. Ben benieuwd. :-) @LouisClou @BrendaStoter Ebook staat volgens mij ook online. Zou het even googlen. @LouisClou @BrendaStoter ? Gewoon verkrijgbaar bij https://t.co/RVycVVbPQA en andere boekhandels, waaronder libris. https://t.co/pqZmUOZ5KHToday, Yazidis are returning home to Sinjar in larger numbers. Despite increased returns, the work to rebuild Sinja… https://t.co/83O2H77vx8
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peoplePhoto: Yezidi women in Bashiq, Iraq, 1940 Photographer: E.S Drower https://t.co/2Z6VNtkZIy
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7/14
2020
A photo i took in Shingal during the mass civilian exodus fleeing isis via the corridor which was established by YP… https://t.co/ZzAvBWgENT
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleIt’s an utter disgrace that the victims of IS have been living in IDP camps for almost 6 years. The Kurdish & Iraqi… https://t.co/JthA2lewVg
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleOp 3 augustus is het precies zes jaar geleden dat IS de Jezidi’s aanviel en genocide op ze pleegde. Ik sprak met ov… https://t.co/fHjQnv5JpL
7/13
2020
It is vital to ensure the current investigation by UNITAD leads to transparent, up-to-standards trials. I have said… https://t.co/kuCAYShpcT
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleA woman and a girl, shy of the camera, at Sheikh Adi, in Iraq, ca. between the 1920s and 1930s © Yezidi Photo Archi… https://t.co/jiWikgwIF1
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7/12
2020
Dear friends, our partners from Armenia need our help. 28 Ezidi families have Covid-19. They need financial support… https://t.co/AOf21F8WYQ
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten people @vollebergh @BrendaStoter @BeriShalmashi @SterkNikki Volgt u dit account al?Sardashte camp, home to thousands of Yezidis who live under Sinjar mountain which provided them an escape route fro… https://t.co/zPUojeicC4
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7/11
2020
So much grief in my timeline. Hisham was very much respected, and loved by many. My condolences to his friends and… https://t.co/wt1URf08Qf
7/6
2020
A video (Dutch) of the Women's Camp in the Kurdish regio of Iraq. This is where Yezidi women and children who were… https://t.co/VWO94WJyNw
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7/1
2020
Today: A new mass grave of victims of ISIS contains almost 600 bodies, is discovered in the Region Kask, Province N… https://t.co/8sLNppYz89
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten people @CarelBrendel @BrendaStoter Yes, top! 😊“We have all lived this”, Murad Ismael said on discrimination against Yezidis in Iraq(i Kurdistan).… https://t.co/zr7copvJ8oThis is what Yezidis hear when they want to talk about discrimination: https://t.co/25r5GmSUIJ https://t.co/9bt1eIVUwMThese are just a few examples; I heard many stories. Yezidis are now sharing their experiences with discrimination… https://t.co/CaCxzN3i7EI asked the religious leadership for solutions. “Education,” they said, “and let religious leaders of other faiths… https://t.co/WhpS98q8pxEven after the genocide there is a lot of ignorance and prejudice regarding the Yezidi faith. “Why u worship the de… https://t.co/WbtqRvxoX7“People don’t eat our food”, is something you’ll hear a lot from Yezidis. Farmers have trouble selling their stuff,… https://t.co/RasD3Kk01AThe boy on my book, an IS survivor, told me that after he came back from captivity, a salesman called him a “devil… https://t.co/wEDWOf3UiXThere still is a lot of discrimination against Yezidis. Almost all the people I interviewed for my book… https://t.co/pji8UpNzBe
6/29
2020
boek leest alsof je naast Brenda in de tenten zit en de mensen hun eigen verhalen hoort vertellen. Zo persoonlijk e… https://t.co/tLs3GwgKo6
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleHet Vergeten Volk, van @BrendaStoter ... Lees het alsjeblieft. Als de Jezidi's door de wereld vergeten blijven, hee… https://t.co/5DOupu4M9J
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleBen zo blij met de reacties op mijn boek; alleen maar positief! Doe als Frank en bestel mijn boek @hetvergetenvolk.… https://t.co/TVyTAedAkR
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peoplePortrait of three Yezidis in Iraq, August - October, 1950 © Wilfred Thesiger, published on the Yezidi Photo Archive… https://t.co/kQ9CeeZnxf
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleA group of local youth in Sinjar is running a clean-up campaign to support returnees. Photos: Rambusi Youth Center https://t.co/nKYlFAJNAX
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleIsmail Sharaf, a displaced Yazidi from Sinjar, dumps 450 kg of cucumbers on a street as there is no demand in the m… https://t.co/McDo44m2ZZ
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleThe fact is Muslims will not eat food grown or touched by an Ezidi and Ezidis have NO money. How do you think that… https://t.co/EGhHSmQNJp
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6/28
2020
Zes jaar na de genocide die IS uitvoerde tegen de Jezidi’s is het voor velen nog onmogelijk om terug te keren naar… https://t.co/OEksMIvTL8
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6/25
2020
A Yezidi man about returning to Sinjar: “Other places are useless, even if we build a house in another place, it wi… https://t.co/My2xQ9aWoUYezidi man in daily Traditional clothes. #Êzidxan #YazidiCulture https://t.co/PbLS5fpEjw
Retweeted by Het vergeten volk/The forgotten peopleWork in progress by @Frits40479469, who was very touched by the stories of Yezidi women, their pain and their stren… https://t.co/sgOvAvFMWSIsmael werkte voor de genocide als vertaler voor het Amerikaanse leger. IS kidnapte meer dan 30 van zijn familieled… https://t.co/Lal7eiCAIiMet Farhad, Saeed en Ismael op het Bazid festival in Iraaks Koerdistan. Voor de mensen die @hetvergetenvolk in huis… https://t.co/bvjGGjagDx @BrendaStoter @hetvergetenvolk Ik vind het een van de mooiste boeken die ik gelezen heb. Je hebt dit zeer mooi gesc… https://t.co/W3dJzUHj6D
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6/19
2020

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