Shex Shamo, taking the Parliamentary Oath –Representing the Yazidis
Shex Shamo is one of the Yazidi officials and the Head of Lalish Cultural and Social Center, the Duhok branch. Shamo is of the Yazidis who has participated in too many conferences and the meetings in order to make the world learn about the Ya- zidis and pay attention to this minority who live in Kurdistan. In recent years, Shex Shamo has been an active person who sacrificed his life for the sake of the Yazidi and heightening the Yazidi issues. He has done a lot to promote the Yazidi cause. Now he represents his people in the Kurdish Parliament.
Before Shex Shamo became a Member of Parliament, he dedicated his life to make the people aware of the Yazidi issue. Shamo participated in the previous Parliamentary Elections. He garnered 9000 votes but failed to become an MP.
Shamo is a great supporter of all Yazidis and specially in the process of enacting laws for the Yazidis. Shamo has been chosen instead of Nora Hama Ali and took the Parliamentary oath before the members of the Parliament in the hall of Kurdistan Regional Parliament in Erbil. Hassan Ali , a young Yazidi said: '' Having people like Shek Shamo and other Yazidis in the Kurdistan Parliament is a step towards raising the issue of the Yazidis , I am happy for Shamo to be in the Parliament because I am sure he will do something great for the Yazidis."