Yazidis celebrate Charshama Sor at Lalish temple

Members of the Yazidi religious minority celebrate Charshama Sor (Red Wednesday), the Yazidi New Year, at Lalish temple in Shaikhan town south east of Dohuk city in Iraq's Kurdistan Region on April 19, 2022. Yazidis were subjected to a genocide at the hands of Islamic State militants in 2014 with thousands killed, abducted, and displaced. Today's celebrations are a symbol of their resilience as a community. Photos: Gailan Haji/Metrography