Nadia Murad

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Born Nadia Murad Basee Taha
1993 (age 25–26)
Kojo, Iraq
Notable wirk(s) The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State
Awairds Sakharov Prize (2016)
Nobel Peace Prize (2018)

Nadia Murad Basee Taha (Sorani Kurdish: نادیە موراد باسی تەھا; Arabic: نادية مراد باسي طه‎; born 1993)[1] is a German-based Yazidi-Iraqi human richts activist.[2] She wis kidnapped an held bi the Islamic State for three months.[3] In 2018, she an Denis Mukwege war jyntly awairdit the Nobel Peace Prize for "thair efforts tae end the uise o sexual veeolence as a wappen o war an airmed conflict."[4] She is the first Iraqi tae be awairdit a Nobel prize.[5]

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