Yazidi woman who was held as a sex slave by ISIS calls for all of the captured jihadists to be tried like the Nazis were at Nuremberg

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Nadia Murad speaks during a meeting with Iraqi President Barham Salih and other dignitaries in Baghdad on December 12, 2018. called for all ISIS jihadists to be given Nuremberg-style trials

Nobel Peace Prize winner says jihadists should be given Nuremberg-style trials Nadia Murad from Kocho, Iraq was held captive by IS for three months in 2014 She called for IS detainees to be tried in an ‘open court for the world to see’ By Sophie Tanno For MailonlineYazidi activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad has called for all captured ISIS jihadists to be given Nuremberg-style trials. She took to Twitter to demand that detained Islamic State fanatics be brought to justice in an open court ‘for the world to see’ in the wake of the death of leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. Murad is herself a survivor of ISIS after she was held captive by the terrorist organisation for three months in Mosul. Originally from the Yazidi village of Kocho in Iraq, she now lives in Germany. In 2018, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize alongside Denis Mukwege for her ‘efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.’

Similarly to thousands of other Yazidi women, Murad was brutally raped and between by ISIS’ terrorist soldiers before she managed to escape to Germany where she now lives. She became the first woman from Iraq to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her activism in speaking out against abuse and sexual violence

Murad hailed the news of al-Baghdadi’s death on her Twitter account, saying: ‘The death of #alBaghdadi is welcoming news for the world, especially for those communities that were targeted by #ISIS. ‘Baghdadi died as he lived – a coward using children as a shield. Let today be the beginning of the global fight to bring ISIS to justice.’ She went on to call for captured jihadists to be brought to justice ‘in an open court for the world to see.’

Murad (pictured in April) hailed the news of al-Baghdadi’s death on her Twitter account, saying: ‘The death of #alBaghdadi is welcoming news for the world, especially for those communities that were targeted by #ISIS’

She said: ‘Justice is the only acceptable course of action. We must unite and hold #ISIS terrorists accountable in the same way the world tried the Nazis in an open court at the Nuremberg Trials.’ She also drew attention to minority communities in Iraq such as the Yazidis and Christians who ‘suffered at the hands of Al-Baghdadi and his militants’ and ‘need help.’ ‘Yazidis are still displaced and thousands (mostly women and children) remain missing,’ she said. In August 2014, the Islamic State killed or enslaved thousands of Yazidis when IS swept through their homeland in northern Iraq. Thousands of Yazidi men were massacred and more than 3,000 women and girls as young as nine were enslaved. Murad concluded her series of tweets by saying: ‘I am grateful to all- the US government and Coalition members – who participated in and supported the operation.’ Murad was captured by IS on on 15 August 2014 and held as a slave in the city of Mosul, where she was beaten, burned with cigarettes, and raped. She successfully escaped after her captor left the house unlocked and was smuggled out of the Islamic State controlled area, to reach a refugee camp in Duhok. She went on to join an activist group in Germany which took her to the UN, where she became a Human Rights Ambassador and then wrote a book. Murad became the first woman from Iraq to win the Nobel Peace Prize for her activism in speaking out against abuse and sexual violence. The UN recognizes the genocide that happened to the Yazidis, but British-Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Clooney is helping with the steps required to secure a trial. Murad pictured with Clooney at an event at the United Headquarters in New York City on March 9, 2017 +5 Murad pictured with Clooney at an event at the United Headquarters in New York City on March 9, 2017 British-Lebanese Amal Clooney said in her 60 Minutes about ISIS genocide: ‘This was the same dilemma that the world had after the atrocities of Nazi Germany’ +5 British-Lebanese Amal Clooney said in her 60 Minutes about ISIS genocide: ‘This was the same dilemma that the world had after the atrocities of Nazi Germany’

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