Public Demonstration: Stop Genocide of Yazidis in Northern Iraq  

on Friday, October 24,Lafayette Square, D.C.

On Friday, October 24, members of the Yazidi community of Iraqi-Americans are demonstrating to  STOP GENOCIDE OF YAZIDIS NOW!  The demonstration scheduled for 2-6  PM near the White House (Lafayette Square, H Street and 17th St., NW District of Columbia) is an urgent plea  for the U.S. intervention to halt the murderous ISIS campaign  of forced conversion, enslavement, and genocide of Yazidi men, women, and children in the Sinjar area of northern Iraq.  Since their initial attack on Yazidi homelands on Aug. 3, the Islamic terror army ISIS has killed several thousand Yazidis, displaced over 300,000, and engaged in the mass kidnapping of nearly 7,000  Yazidis—primarily women and girls.

ISIS jihadists have publically disclosed that their campaign of mass kidnappings of Yazidis is part of a 21st century slavery revival project—a program to resume early Islamic slavery norms of seizing women as war booty to be used as concubines. In the last three months, thousands of Yazidi families have been rent apart as their female members have been kidnapped as sex slaves.

Three months since President Obama began a campaign of airstrikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq, ISIS  still controls almost all  Kurdish and Yazidi territory they seized.  This week local Yazidi volunteers trying to defend the remaining Sinjar villages that haven’t yet fallen to  ISIS  experienced major losses. Although the U.S. has engaged in some airstrikes on ISIS targets,  there have been few to aid the Yazidis and even fewer  strikes which aimed at the most essential targets. For three months, Yazidis have been requesting airstrikes on ISIS forces in the Sinjar area—to push ISIS back and to help free the kidnapped women.

The Yazidis are under siege and the delegation here is calling for immediate action as the fate of the Yazidis will be determined in hours, not days or weeks.  A genocide is underway, and neither the Iraqi nor the Kurdish governments have provided effective protection to the Yazidis.  US action is the only thing that can save Yazidis now.

Time is running out. We call for urgent action:

1) Protect Sinjar immediately using intensive airstrikes needed to stop the encroaching ISIS force; weapons aid for Yazidi defenders is also imperative to prevent further loss of lives

2) Free our kidnapped women NOW: The US must use appropriate airpower to help rescue thousands of Yazidi women and girls kidnapped by ISIS to sell and used as sex slaves

What:          Public demonstration to free Sinjar and save the Yazidi minority

Who:            Yazidi communities in the US including the American Yazidi Foundation in Houston; Yazidi Community Organizations in NE, VA, & DC; and anyone who stands against the rule of terror and slavery.

When:          October 24, 2014, 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Where:          White House Protest Zone (LaFayette Square, D.C. H Street and 17th St., NW District of Columbia)

Organizers: Sinjar Crisis Management Team (SCMT) and Yazidi and Hindu communities in the U.S. & Canada




Murad  Ismail (832) 638-4348 Pir Hadi (402) 304-3103

Facebook Link to Press Release: https://www.facebook.com/notes/%D9%85%D8%A8%D8%A7%D8%AF%D8%B1%D8%A9-%D8%A3%D9%8A%D8%B2%D9%8A%D8%AF%D9%8A%D9%88%D9%86-%D8%B9%D8%A8%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B9%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85-initiative-for-ezidis-around-the-world/public-demonstration-stop-genocide-of-yazidis-in-northern-iraq/1497718293824966

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Satya Dosapati is an activist based in the US working on causes for both India and US. He played an instrumental role in the introduction of paper trail for India’s Electronic Voting Machines called VVPAT that put Indian democracy on a strong foothold by bringing in top international experts and demonstrating the vulnerabilities in Indian EVMs working with local organizations and CEC Qureshi. He organized an All American Rally for Trump bringing in various ethnic communities together in support of Trump Presidential Election that was acknowledged by Republican party and then candidate Trump. The event was covered by most of the national media in Pennsylvania. He is well known for challenging 100 and 30 million dollar lawsuits from Sonia Gandhi proxies in the US when he coordinated a UN protest against Sonia Gandhi representing Mahatma Gandhi values at UN and taking a full page Ad in New York Times exposing her. He has several successes in an activist movement from forcing Andhra Pradesh CM YSR in 2007 in banning conversions inside Hindu temples, bringing attention to the plight of backward caste minor girls in West Bengal being kidnapped and thrown into sexual slavery through love jihad. He led a protest against University of Pennsylvania (Wharton economic forum) for dropping Narendra Modi from keynote speech because of allegations of some leftist professors and got a (private) apology from UPenn President . He initiated the first anti-corruption conference working with Ajit Doval and Dr. Swamy before Anna Hazare protest at New Delhi Vivekananda International foundation and brought in top international anti-corruption personnel from UN (UNODC) and Europe (Eurodad) and other institutions. His YouTube presentation on Plunder of India by Sonia UPA received nearly 2 lacs hits. He was also engaged in animal rights movements in the US for health, environment, and compassion. He received his bachelors from IIT Chennai with graduate degrees in US and is pursuing a career in Telecom in the US. He is a conservative and proud member of the US National Rifle Association (NRA). His Koo id is @SatyaDosapati and several of his articles were published in PGurus and OpIndia news portals. His blog is https://SatyaBlog.org.