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Will Nadia Murad’s Nobel Prize help Iraqi Minorities?

By Saad Salloum for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Nadia Murad, the Iraqi Yazidi, has been awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. This has raised the expectations and hopes of Iraqi minorities, especially Yazidis, since she is the […]

Nadia Murad wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2018 to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. Both laureates have made a crucial contribution to focusing attention on, and combating, such war crimes. Denis […]

Iraq Nominates Kurdish Yazidi Woman for Nobel Peace Prize

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Migration and Displacement has nominated a Kurdish Yazidi woman for the Nobel Peace Prize. Nadia Murad, aged 21, escaped from the Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) having being taken into sex slavery by the jihadist group. Since gaining freedom, she has addressed the United Nations Security Council […]