Nadia Murad

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Combined Sources) — Iraq’s Yazidi community remains overlooked by the international community and Erbil and Baghdad authorities six years on from the genocide, Yazidi survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate[...]

By Lemma Shehadi AKNALICH, Armenia (The Independent) — In the sleepy Armenian lakeside town of Aknalich, crowds gathered for the opening of a new temple on September 30. Inside the vast vaulted stone building, musicians dressed in ivory[...]

By Colby Itkowitz WASHINGTON — When President Trump this week met human rights activist Nadia Murad, an Iraqi who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for speaking out about her agonizing torture and rape while in Islamic State[...]

OSLO, Norway (The Guardian) — The Nobel laureates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have called on the world to protect victims of wartime sexual violence as they angrily criticized indifference to the plight of women and children in[...]

By Rukmini Callimachi, Jeffrey Gettleman, Nicholas Kulish and Benjamin Mueller OSLO, Norway (New York Times) — In the midst of a global reckoning over sexual violence, a woman who was forced into sexual slavery by the Islamic State and a[...]

BERLIN — Nadia Murad, who was captured and brutally gang-raped by Islamic State militants in Iraq is set to marry the US Army interpreter who helped her escape. New Delhi: Nadia Murad, the Yazidi woman who was subjected to brutal[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —The Yazda organization and the UN Goodwill Ambassador for dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking Nadia Murad have welcomed the adoption of the resolution recognizing the genocide of the Yazidi people by the[...]

NEW YORK (Reuters) — International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and a young Yazidi woman who was enslaved and raped by Islamic State fighters pushed Iraq on Thursday, March 9 to allow a United Nations investigation into[...]

STRASBOURG, France (Public Radio of Armenia) — The fourth Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honors outstanding civil society action in defense of human rights — has been awarded to Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad. The[...]

NEW YORK (Armenpress) — In a triumphant win for the thousands of Yazidi women who have been enslaved by the Islamic State, Amal Clooney has confirmed that she will represent victims of the Yazidi genocide, including ISIS survivor and[...]