Every year, on the first Wednesday of April, the Yazidis celebrate the New Year's Day (Red Wednesday).
Our agency, Hawar news agency held an interview with a number of Yazidis on this occasion.
Ali Sheikho congratulated in the beginning the Kurdish people on the occasion of the Yazidi New Year, pointing out that the Red Wednesday is the feast of King Peacock and the descent of the angels, honoring the land.
During his speech, Sheikho commemorated the fighter Zaki Şengali who was martyred in a Turkish plot in Şengal, and noted that the Yazidi people had suffered much injustice and oppression throughout the ages. He also appealed to the international community to try Daesh mercenaries as a result of the massacre they committed against the Yazidis in Şengal province.
Hami Khelo congratulated the Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Ocalan and the Yazidi people in Şengal and all regions of Kurdistan on this occasion said: "We hope that our voice will reach all countries that call for humanity to hold Daesh mercenaries accountable, and support the Yazidi people."