From Iraq to Germany: Escaping ISIS Atrocities

Mirza Dinnayi is a Yazidi activist and co-Founder of Luftbrücke Irak (Air Bridge Iraq), a humanitarian organization that flies Yazidi victims from Iraq to Germany for medical treatment.

He is one of the three humanitarians of the 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity. The Aurora Prize recognizes people for performing acts of exceptional courage and their commitment to saving human life.

Mirza Dinnayi talks to CivilNet’s Ani Paitjan about the resilience of the Yazidi people and the need for nations to act in order to prevent genocides such as the one committed against the Yazidis in Iraq in 2014.