Nadia Murad

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Nadia Murad
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BornNadia Murad Basee Taha
1993 (age 26–27)
Kojo, Iraq
Notable wirk(s)The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State
AwairdsSakharov 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 month.[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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  1. Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad gets married – Ekurd.net
  2. Siddique, Haroon; Maclean, Ruth (5 October 2018). "Nobel peace prize 2018 won by Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad – as it happened". The Guardian.
  3. Westcott, Lucy (19 Mairch 2016). "ISIS sex slavery survivor on a mission to save Yazidi women and girls". Newsweek. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  4. "Announcement" (PDF). The Nobel Peace Prize.
  5. "Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad". BBC News. 5 October 2018.