Legislative Sponsors

Vian Dakhil

Member of Council of Representatives of Iraq

Vian Dakhil is a prominent Iraqi politician, member of parliament and award winning global activist for justice campaigns human rights.

She is a renowned voice for speaking out and mobilising the world public opinion against the Yazidi genocide committed by ISIS and continuing her campaign for justice for the victims.

Vian Dakhil was awarded the Anna Politkovskaya Award in 2014 for her courage in representing the Yazidi community and her continued activism against ISIS, despite the threats she has received from the terrorist group. In 2016, Dakhil was awarded the Geneva Summit Prize for Human Rights in Geneva.

She continues to lobby the Iraqi government and the international community to help kidnapped Yazidis and seeks to improve the living conditions of Yazidis living in refugee camps.