The art of Hisham Haji Badal as the voice of Yazidi tragedy

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Read: 916     12:00     07 Май 2024    

After the tragic period of persecution of the Yazidi people, art has become an indispensable weapon for the survivors of this genocide. For 28-year-old Hisham Haji Badal, his paintbrush has become a tool of self-expression. The young man himself was not only a witness to the terrible events of the Yazidi genocide, but he also participated in the liberation of his city from ISIS terrorists.

‘After the liberation of our city, art became all I had left, my only weapon. In 2018, I took my brushes and paints to capture the essence of the Yazidi genocide, the horrors my people went through, the captivity, kidnapping, killing and even arming of children,’ Badal shared.

Each brush stroke of Badal's brush gives voice to the suffering of the Yazidis, refusing to allow them to be forgotten. The young man spoke about one of his paintings of an elderly woman whose face reflects the indescribable sadness and despair, but also the resilience of the Yazidi people. Her tears became silent cries, echoing their pain, but also an expression of steadfastness.

Badal's role as a witness to tragedy has left a deep imprint on his art. He uses his paintings as a stark reminder of the atrocities committed against the Yazidis, calling world attention and demanding justice for his people.

Badal has been living in France since November 2022. The purpose of his move from Iraq to France was not only his war injuries, which doctors in his native country were unable to alleviate, but also the lack of state support and instability in his native Iraq.





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The art of Hisham Haji Badal as the voice of Yazidi tragedy

2024/05/78907-1715072711.jpg
Read: 917     12:00     07 Май 2024    

After the tragic period of persecution of the Yazidi people, art has become an indispensable weapon for the survivors of this genocide. For 28-year-old Hisham Haji Badal, his paintbrush has become a tool of self-expression. The young man himself was not only a witness to the terrible events of the Yazidi genocide, but he also participated in the liberation of his city from ISIS terrorists.

‘After the liberation of our city, art became all I had left, my only weapon. In 2018, I took my brushes and paints to capture the essence of the Yazidi genocide, the horrors my people went through, the captivity, kidnapping, killing and even arming of children,’ Badal shared.

Each brush stroke of Badal's brush gives voice to the suffering of the Yazidis, refusing to allow them to be forgotten. The young man spoke about one of his paintings of an elderly woman whose face reflects the indescribable sadness and despair, but also the resilience of the Yazidi people. Her tears became silent cries, echoing their pain, but also an expression of steadfastness.

Badal's role as a witness to tragedy has left a deep imprint on his art. He uses his paintings as a stark reminder of the atrocities committed against the Yazidis, calling world attention and demanding justice for his people.

Badal has been living in France since November 2022. The purpose of his move from Iraq to France was not only his war injuries, which doctors in his native country were unable to alleviate, but also the lack of state support and instability in his native Iraq.





Tags: #yazidisinfo   #newsyazidis   #aboutyazidis   #genocideyazidis