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Delegation of the European Union to India and Bhutan

Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, 2016 laureates of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

Nadia Murad Basee Taha and Lamiya Aji Bashar are survivors of sexual enslavement by Islamic State (IS) and have become spokespersons for women afflicted by IS's campaign of sexual violence. They are public advocates for the Yazidi community in Iraq, a religious minority that has been the subject of a genocidal campaign by IS militants.

Full article @ http://www.europarl.europa.eu/sakharovprize/en/home/the-prize.html

 

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