Hundreds of Yazidi households in the Sinjar district of Nineveh governorate have actually been robbed of possessing their property lands given that 1975, as a result of discriminative policies, according to a statement released by the United Nations.

On 27 December, the Council of Ministers approved a decree that contributes to an extensive option for Yazidis when it come to land possession. The mandate grants possession of household lands and also houses to the owners of 11 communities, the declaration mentioned.

The Iraqi Prime Minister, Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, stated that the decision to provide Yazidi Iraqis possession of their residences in Sinjar, which they have been robbed of for more than 47 years due to the unfair exclusionary policies by the former dictatorial routine, comes in the context of the Iraqi government’s clear and also explicit venture to shield the rights of the Iraqi components, especially the beloved Yazidi neighborhood in Sinjar and also Nineveh, the declaration clarified.

Al-Sudani emphasized that this choice was evaluated as well as provided in collaboration with UN-Habitat, the declaration explained.

Al-Sudani verified that this decision was clear and was shown in the federal government program as well as the ministerial program that Iraqi parliament approved, the statement specified.

The Unique Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert welcomed the critical step taken by the Council of Ministers, which ultimately brings the security of period to hundreds of Yazidis in connection with their housing, land, and residential property legal rights, the declaration discussed.

Plasschaert mentioned that the mandate makes up an official acknowledgment of the ownership of lands and also homes of Yazidi Iraqis, ends years of discrimination, as well as will with any luck alleviate as well as urge the return of Yazidis to Nineveh, the statement included.