Yazidi victim demands genocide trial for IS leaders

Nadia Murad, a human rights activist, arrives at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on June 21, 2016Nadia Murad, a slight, soft spoken Yazidi woman from Iraq, endured a three-month nightmare as a sex slave of the Islamic State (IS) group. After her harrowing escape with the help of a fake religious ID nearly two years ago, Murad has a message for world leaders striving to crush the extremists: IS leaders must stand trial for genocide. “Genocide must be recognised,” the 23-year-old told AFP through a translator in Geneva.

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