EU awards Sakharov human rights prize to Yazidi women who escaped IS group

EU awards Sakharov human rights prize to Yazidi women who escaped IS group

The European Parliament has awarded its Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought and expression to Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, two women from Iraq’s Yazidi community who suffered attack and persecution by Islamic State. Murad and Bashar were among thousands of women and girls abducted and held as sexual slaves by Islamic State fighters […]