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Nadia Murad received by Mike Pence, Ivanka Trump at White House

Waar Media - 2018-10-10 18:15
Mike Pence, Ivanka Trump meet Nadia Murad in Washington DC. WAAR-DUHOK: Nadia Murad, the Yezidi ISIS survivor who last week won the Nobel Peace Prize for “efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict,” was welcomed at t ...

Nobel Peace winner Murad urges global fight against genocide

Nadia Murad - 2018-10-10 16:49
A co-winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize called Monday for a global fight against genocide and sexual violence, pledging to be a voice for victims around the world. Iraqi Nadia Murad said in her first news conference since accepting the award that she ...

Nadia Murad: French President Macron promised to visit Shingal

Waar Media - 2018-10-09 13:27
Nadia Murad, co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, speaks at a news conference at the National Press Club, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in Washington. WAAR-DUHOK: A co-winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize called Monday for a global fight against genoci ...

New York Times: Nadia Murad receives Nobel Peace Prize

Justice for Kurds - 2018-10-06 01:50
Following is the statement by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad on receiving the award. This morning the Nobel Committee informed me that I was selected as a co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. I am incredibly honored and humbled by their sup ...

My statement on winning the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Nadia Murad - 2018-10-05 18:39
This morning the Nobel Committee informed me that I was selected as a co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. I am incredibly honored and humbled by their support and I share this award with Yazidis, Iraqis, Kurds, other persecuted minorities and all ...

KRG PM Barzani congratulates Nadia Murad on receiving Nobel Peace Prize

Waar Media - 2018-10-05 18:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has congratulated Kurdish Yezidi activist Nadia Murad on receiving the 2018’s Nobel Peace Prize, saying that the people of Kurdistan are proud of her courage. “Heartfelt congratulations to Nad ...

Yezidi Human Rights Activist Receives Nobel Peace Prize

BAS News - 2018-10-05 14:47
ERBIL - The Kurdish Yezidi human rights activist Nadia Murad alongside Denis Mukwege have received the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts in fighting against the use of sexual violence in war and confrontations. The award was announced on Friday at ...

Masrour Barzani: Nadia Murad Gave Yezidis a Powerful Voice

BAS News - 2018-10-05 14:47
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has extended his congratulations to Kurdish Yezidi activist, Nadia Murad, on wining the 2018’s Nobel Peace Prize. “I congratulate Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad Base ...

Kurdistan is Proud of Nadia Murad: PM Barzani

BAS News - 2018-10-05 14:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani has congratulated Kurdish Yezidi activist Nadia Murad on receiving the 2018’s Nobel Peace Prize, saying that the people of Kurdistan are proud of her courage. “Heartfelt congratulations to Nadia M ...

Trump and Kim Jong-un in running for Nobel Peace Prize 2018

Waar Media - 2018-10-05 11:21
WAAR-DUHOK: The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize is to be announced in Oslo on Friday, and speculation over possible winners is rife. Ahead of the announcement, the bookies’ favourites have included US president Donald Trump, as well as North Korean leader Kim Jon ...

Washington Post: Nechirvan Barzani deserves Nobel Peace Prize

Waar Media - 2018-02-07 17:53
WAAR-DUHOK: American newspaper Washington Post published an essay that Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani deserves a Nobel Peace Prize. The Newspaper stated that after Kurdistan’s Independence Referendum, most countries did not respect the ...

Nichevan Barzani deserves the Nobel Peace Prize

Washington Times - 2018-02-07 09:18
After Kurdistan's Independence Referendum, most countries did not respect the right of the Kurdish people to declare themselves an independent state. The Americans were disturbed that the timing was not right for the referendum. The Turks, the Iraqis, the ...

Kurdish Peshmerga nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-02-01 21:22
Norwegian lawmaker Himanshu Gulati has nominated the forces of the Kurdish Peshmerga for the Nobel Peace Prize for their contributions in the fight against "the greatest enemy of humanity." ...

Peshmerga Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

BAS News - 2018-01-31 19:31
LODZ — A Norwegian lawmaker has nominated Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga forces for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, saying that the Kurdish fighters played a decisive role fighting terror. "The Peshmerga have been crucial to the fact that we have been able ...

Human Rights Activist, Former Islamic State Captive, And Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Nadia Murad To Share Her Harrowing And Inspiring Story Of Survival In An Intimate Memoir To Be Published By Tim Duggan Books

Roji Kurd - 2017-03-31 00:03
(Date TK – New York, NY): Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House’s Crown Publishing Group, announced today the publication of THE LAST GIRL: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State by Nadia Murad. The publisher also rev ...

Thousands of Yezidi women remain enslaved by ISIS in Mosul: activist

Aranews - 2016-11-10 23:02
ARA News Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a Yezidi human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, said that almost no Yezidi women have been rescued from ISIS grip since the Mosul operation started in October. “While the world is plunged in politics, 3400 Ye ...

Does Winning a Nobel Peace Prize Make a Difference?

Nadia Murad - 2016-10-10 01:31
"What’s less clear is whether the international community will complement its celebration of Murad’s strong protest for greater international action against the Islamic State by preventing the same crime from being continuously visited upon those she left ...

Iraq Iraq nominates Yezidi woman Nadia Murad for Nobel prize

Nadia Murad - 2016-09-26 11:27
Nadia Murad, a Yezidi woman who escaped the clutches of Islamic State (ISIS) militants and went on to highlight the plight of women kidnapped and enslaved by the group, was officially nominated by Iraq on Tuesday for the Nobel Peace Prize. Read more. ...

Nadia Murad to be appointed UN goodwill ambassador today

Waar Media - 2016-09-16 15:05
Waar, Duhok: Nadia Murad, the Yezidi woman who survived trafficking and gang-rape by so-called Islamic State militants will be appointed a UN ambassador in New York today. The 23-year-old campaigner, who is also a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will become th ...

ISIS survivor to become UN Goodwill ambassador

Aranews - 2016-09-15 03:18
ARA News ERBIL – Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Nadia Murad Basee Taha from Shingal, who survived enslavement by ISIS, will be appointed UNODC Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking. The appointment marks the first time a surviv ...

Kurdish Women Support Yazidi Girl for Nobel Peace Prize

BasNews - 2016-02-25 15:56
“She is the only woman who could speak out against IS brutalities committed against her,” Women’s rights activists insist HALABJA — Women’s rights activists in Halabja started a signature-collecting campaign to support Nadia Murad, a Yezidi woman survivo ...

Former Yezidi IS captive among Nobel Peace Prize candidates

Ezîdî Press Kurdistan - 2016-02-08 00:34
Nadia Murad, the Yezidi woman who escaped from captivity by Islamic State terrorists, has been officially nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by the Norwegian lawmaker Audun Lysbakken, leader of Norway´s Socialist Left Party. Iraqi politicians had previou ...

Iraq Nominates Kurdish Yazidi Girl for the Nobel Peace Prize

BasNews - 2016-01-06 17:28
She lived three months under the Islamic State sex slavery BAGHDAD — Iraq’s Ministry of Migration and Displacement has nominated a Kurdish Yazidi girl for the Nobel Peace Prize. The ministry released a statement on January 5th, confirming that Nadia Mura ...

Öcalan nominated fro Nobel Peace Prize

ANF - 2014-04-14 12:40
Heval Kwestani, a member of the Kurdistan Regional Parliament for the Gorran (change) movement, has nominated Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Kwestani’s appli ...

Syria Weapons Team Can't Reach Key Sites

Peyamner - 2013-10-29 13:46
PNA - The Nobel Peace Prize-winning group tasked with inspecting Syrian chemical weapons sites and destroying production equipment may miss the first major deadline of its mission. ...

Kurd’s Leila Zana among the 2013's Nobel Peace Prize Nominees

Peyamner - 2013-10-09 11:48
PNA - The Kurdish Politician and human rights activist Leila Zana is reportedly nominated to the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. A Norwegian online opinion poll asks its readers to vote for the most eligible candidate from a short list of ten possible nominees, ...
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