An ISIS victim Iraqi Yazidi Nadia Murad Basee Taha (left), speaks during her visit in the makeshift refugee camp at the northern Greek border point of Idomeni, Greece, Sunday, April 3, 2016. (AP)
A young Iraqi woman who survived rape and abuse as a sex slave of ISIS fighters on Friday became a UN goodwill ambassador for the dignity of survivors of human trafficking.Nadia Murad Basee Taha, a 23-year-old Yazidi woman, called for justice for the victims of the terror group and argued that the 2014 attack on the Yazidis should be recognized as a genocide.Murad was taken from her home village of Kocho near Iraq’s northern town of Sinjar in August 2014 and brought to ISIS-controlled Mosul, where she was gang-raped, and bought and sold many times.
“Perhaps I was the lucky one. As time passed, I found a way to escape where thousands others could not. They are still captive.”
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