City Notes: Yazidi Nobel nominee will give first Israel address

The 24-year-old UNODC goodwill ambassador was kidnapped and held by extremist group Islamic State in August 2014 before she was returned to her home village of Kocho in Iraq’s Sinjar district.

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July 13, 2017 20:49
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Nadia Murad

Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad speaks to members of the UN Security Council. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Yazidi human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Nadia Murad is due to relay her personal experiences for the first time in Israel on July 25 at Tel Aviv University.

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