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Nadia Murad

Nadia was abducted with other Yazidi women in August 2014 when their home village of Kocho in #Sinjar, northern #Iraq, was attacked by Isis. Captured alongside her sisters, she lost six brothers and her mother. She was sold at the slave market to a man, named Hajji Salman.

Nadia Murad eventually escaped her Isis captors. She was smuggled out of Iraq and in early 2015 went as a refugee to Germany. Later that year she began to campaign to raise awareness of #human#trafficking.

She gave a brave speech to #UN in 2016 where she talked about the instances where she had been raped by multiple men and the torture she was put through. She bravely stood there and told the United Nations that they should prosecute ISIS for genocide and that she wanted to look in eyes of those who wronged and see justice brought on them.

She wrote a #book: The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State if you would like to learn more deeply about her experiences and her advocacy against ISIS.

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