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Yazidi Women Accept Sakharov Prize

Two Yazidi women who were abducted by Islamic State militants in 2014 and used as sex slaves have accepted the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought and expression. Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar were announced as the recipients in October and were given the prize Tuesday during a ceremony in Strasbourg, France. The two women are among as many as 7,000 thousand Yazidi women and girls who have been kidnapped and sold as sex slaves under Islamic State rule....

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