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Screening and discussion for "HAWAR, A cry for help" - A documentary by Duzen Tekkal.
20 Dec 2017 -  “HAWAR A cry for help portrays the events following Daesh’s attack on Iraq’s Yazidi community in August 2014,leaving, according topresent estimates, 5,000 dead, hundreds of thousands displaced and 3,000 girls and women forced into sexual slavery”.
Opening remarks by:
- Ms. Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict
- H.E. Dr. Christoph Heusgen, Permanent Representative of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Nations
Panel and Q&A session:
Moderated by Ms. Janine Di Giovanni, Award winning War Reporter.
Ms. Duzen Tekkal, Documentary Director
Dr. Michael Blume, Head of the Special Quota Project, State Ministry of Baden-Württemberg
Dr. Nagham Nawzat Hasan, Iraqi Yazidi Physician and Human Rights Activist
Dr. Jan Kizilhan, Expert in Transcultural Psychiatry and Traumatology, supporting the Special Quota Project
Mr. Scott Gilmore, Staff Attorney at the Center for Justice and Accountability
Ms. Najlaa Matto, Iraqi Yazidi survivor
Closing remarks by H.E. Amb. Mohammed Hussein Moh’d Ali Bahr AlUloom, Permanent Representative of Iraq to the United Nations