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Yazidi Association and Yazidi Children

emad: There's a thousand other kids like me who are still held captive, one of Emad's signs states, according to Toronto Star. Hon. In a video posted to Facebook by the Yazidi Association of Manitoba, 13-year-old Emad Mishko Tamo holds up a sign thanking Canada for helping him, followed by another sign stating that he wants to share his story and be a voice for other Yazidi children still in captivity. Justin Trudeau, will you meet me Article Continued Below Read more Tearful mother-and-child reunion after 12-year-old former Daesh captive arrives in Winnipeg Yazidi refugee's son, 12, found recovering from gunshot wounds at refugee camp Hadji Hesso, the association's president, said the organization hopes the federal government can bring more Yazidi refugees to Canada, noting there are children who have been freed after the defeat of Daesh, also known as ISIS or ISIL, in Iraq, but who have no one to help them. react-empty 163 A lot of these children are coming back but there's no parents, there's no family left. Emad was separated from his mother, Nofa Mihlo Zaghla, after Daesh displaced thousands of members of the Kurdish-minority Yazidis in 2014, but he was freed last summer in the city of Mosul. They've all been killed or massacred and nobody knows where the rest of their families are, Hesso said. ( As reported in the news.