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Nobel winner Murad, Guaido envoy invited to Trump's State of the Union

Feb 05, 2019 - 9:51 AM

Nadia Murad and Carlos Vecchio are among this year's high-profile guests for Donald Trump's State of the Union address

INVITED. Nadia Murad photo by Sabah Arar?AFP. Carlos Vecchio phoot by Jim Watson/AFP

Nobel laureates urge world to help victims of rape in conflict

Dec 10, 2018 - 10:15 PM

Nobel committee chairwoman Berit Reiss-Andersen says laureates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad are 'two of the strongest voices in the world today'

Nobel Peace Prize laureates Yazidi activist Nadia Murad and Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege pose with their Nobel Peace Prizes during the award ceremony 2018 on December 10, 2018 at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway.  Haakon Mosvold Larsen / POOL / AFP

Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

Dec 10, 2018 - 12:13 PM

The Norwegian Nobel Committee says the prize was 'for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict'

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. Nobel Peace Prize laureates Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad hug at the end of a press conference on December 9, 2018 in Oslo. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Nadia Murad: From jihadist slave to Nobel Peace Prize 2018 winner

Oct 05, 2018 - 6:33 PM

Nadia Murad, a Yazidi of Iraq, was joint prize winner with Denis Mukwege for their 'efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war'

NOBEL LAUREATE. In this file photo taken on March 9, 2017, Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad (left) speaks with lawyer Amal Clooney at an event at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP