2019/01/25 | 16:35 - Source: kurdistan 24
(ThisDay | Iraq News Now)- The leader of the Yezidi (Ezidi) community, Mir Tahseen Saeed Beg, is in critical condition and hospitalized in Germany, his son told Kurdistan 24 on Friday.
“Mir Tahseen is not dead, but frankly, his health condition is not good at all,” his eldest son, Hazim Mir Tahseen, told Kurdistan 24 from the hospital where his father is admitted in Germany’s Hannover.
There had been conflicting reports on the condition of the Ezidi leader, prompting his family to release a statement saying he is still alive.
Mir Tahseen Beg has been the leader of Ezidis around the world since 1944, following the death u his father.
There are about one million Ezidis worldwide, with almost half of them living in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region.