One Yazidi Against Isis

Vian Dakhil


2017 OFF in Oslo


Vian Dakhil is an Iraqi parliamentarian and one of two Yazidis currently serving in Parliament. Under the cruel reign of ISIS, the Yazidi people have been massacred, tortured, and sold as sex slaves. In her speech at the 2017 Oslo Freedom Forum, Vian Dakhil describes her struggle and asks us to help all endangered Yazidi women and children however we can. This speech received one of the only standing ovations in Oslo Freedom Forum history.

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