Suicide rates increase within Iraq’s Yazidi community – Al-Monitor

The number of suicides among Iraqi Yazidis have been increasing recently, while they receive little support from local and international organizations in this regard.

“These already traumatized communities now face restrictions of movement that will exacerbate underlying psychological distress that may lead to increased suicide rates,” the organization wrote in a joined statement released on April 16, that was signed by organizations such as Yazda, the Iraqi Christian Relief Council and Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights.

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