The Yazidi House in the Syrian al-Jazira Region – a council specialized with the Yazidi affairs in north-eastern Syria, has regained a child girl from al-Hawl camp, east of Hasakah, who had reached the camp with the families of the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) from the town of al-Baghouz, after the end of ISIS territorial control in March, 2018. 2019.
The Yazidi House, in coordination with the administration of al-Hawl camp, was able to regain the child girl Malakeh Saad al-Dakhil, who is from Sinjar (Shengal) in Kurdistan Region of Iraq, to be identified later and contacted with her relatives because of the loss of her parents during ISIS attack on the region of Sinjar in the summer of 2014, her mother and brother were killed in the battle of al-Baghouz.
One of the Yazidi families in the village of Qamar, northern Hasakah, is taking care of the child girl Malakeh after being regained from al-Hawl camp, after she was adopted by an ISIS woman in al-Hawl camp.
Um Mahmoud, who is taking care of the girl, said to North-Press that, "Malakeh doesn't know her mother tongue, the Kurdish language, because when she was kidnapped from Shengal, she was a child, and now she is happy because she got rid of the terrorist group.”
The child girl, who is shy to talk in front of the camera, suffers from injuries in her right arm and left leg, she was subjected to during the battle al-Baghouz.
The member of the Yazidi House in the al-Jazira region, Mahmoud Resgi told North-Press that since the liberation of al-Baghouz from ISIS, 233 people, including 179 children and 54 women were regained, the last of them was the child girl Malakeh Saad al-Dakhil from al-Hawl camp.
"The health of the child is very good, but she lost her parents and family in al-Baghouz and during the attack on Sinjar (Shengal),” he added.
Resho pointed out that, "They are in constant contact with their own sources inside the camp in coordination with the security forces there,” stating that their work in searching for the kidnapped Yazidis is going on, and they are working on this issue diligently. The member of the Yazidi House stressed that the biggest difficulty they face in regaining the Yazidis, is the changing of their names from Kurdish into Arabic by ISIS.
It is worth mentioning that ISIS had kidnapped about 6,417 Yazidis during its brutal attack on the region of Sinjar (Shengal) on August 3, 2014, as the fate of half of this number is still unknown, while the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have regained hundreds of the Yazidis during their military campaigns against ISIS terrorist group in north-eastern Syria.