Genocidal Campaigns during the Ottoman Era: The Firmān of Mīr-i-Kura against the Yazidi Religious Minority in 1832–1834

@article{Ali2019GenocidalCD,
  title={Genocidal Campaigns during the Ottoman Era: The Firmān of Mīr-i-Kura against the Yazidi Religious Minority in 1832–1834},
  author={Majid Hassan Ali},
  journal={Genocide Studies International},
  year={2019},
  volume={13},
  pages={77 - 91}
}
  • M. Ali
  • Published 1 November 2019
  • History
  • Genocide Studies International
Abstract:This article examines books and works of locals and Western travellers in which historical evidence has been used by the current author to construct a narrative of the Yazidi genocides. The sources examined describe what the Ottoman and Kurdish princes were doing to the Yazidis at a time when genocide was not defined in legal terms. The Kurdish princes' firmāns (genocidal campaigns) stripped the Yazidi people of much of their land and resulted in thousands of deaths. These genocidal… 
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