Yazidi Freedom of Thought Honored


Yazidi Freedom of Thought Honoredby Rene Wadlow2016-11-28 08:26:35The Yearly Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought awarded by the European Parliament has been given on 27 October 2016 to Nadia Mourad Bassi Taka and to Lamiya Aji Bachar both Iraqi Yazidi. Both had been taken captive by the Islamic State (ISIS) forces in August 2014 and then sold into sexual slavery and forced marriage.  Both were recently able to escape from bondage and went to Germany as refugees.



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