AMAR Conference for Yazidi People, November 10-11, 2018
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Director Brett Scharffs with the Yazidi Spiritual Council

Director Brett Scharffs joined more than 200 global religious leaders, politicians, and experts in Baghdad, Iraq, November 10–11, 2018, for a conference designed to raise worldwide support to end religious persecution. Organized by the AMAR Foundation, a charity based in the United Kingdom, the Baghdad conference was part of a series of meetings held in England and Salt Lake City, Utah, United States over the past two years. Sharon Eubank, director of LDS Charities, spoke at the conference. LDS Charities partners with AMAR to help restore the spiritual and temporal needs of the Yazidi communities in Lalish and Sinjar, Iraq.