Amal Clooney, a human-rights lawyer, is working with a Yazidi refugee to put Islamic State in the dock. Read more in The Economist Magazine.
The activist from Iraq is received by Josep Maria Bartomeu and Jordi Cardoner, and meets some of the players as part of the club’s commitments towards women’s rights. Read more.
Nadi Murad returns to the UN Security Council and delivers a powerful speech during the 7847th meeting on trafficking in persons in conflict situations. Watch on UN Web TV.
Nadia Murad selected as Foreign Policy’s 2016 Global Thinker for transforming trauma into a quest for justice. Read more in Foreign Policy.
“Nadia Murad – thank you for this deeply moving call to #StandUp4HumanRights, and to be a human rights champion” – United Nations Human Rights Office of The High Commissioner : http://ow.ly/t696306XXNa
Nadia Murad, a Yezidi woman who escaped the clutches of Islamic State (ISIS) militants and went on to highlight the plight of women kidnapped and enslaved by the group, was officially nominated by Iraq on Tuesday for the Nobel Peace Prize. Read more.
“When I addressed the UN Security Council earlier this year, I told them I was ashamed as a supporter of the United Nations that states are failing to punish genocide. I am ashamed that there is no justice being done and barely a complaint being made about it. More than that, I am ashamed as […]
The move follows months of pressure from Conservatives who put forward a motion that calls on the government to recognize that ISIS has committed genocide against the religious minority, and to acknowledge that Yazidi women and girls continue to be held as sex slaves by the terror group. Read more on Vice.
“Nadia, a brave and eloquent witness of ISIS barbarity, is the voice of a new movement; she’s making the U.S. and the International Criminal Court pay attention,” says Kati Marton. Read more in Glamour Magazine.
Mr. Vice President, Joe Biden Ambassador Haris Lalacos Mr. Andrew Manatos Mr. Mike Manatos Ladies and Gentlemen It is a great honor to be here tonight with you. I came here because I can clearly see why it is important we look back at history, and that we learn from this past and reflect on […]