Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad expresses her gratitude for the private audience recently granted by His Holiness.
“I thank the pope for welcoming me back to the Vatican,” said Nadia Murad, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018, on her Twitter account on August 27, 2021. The day before, during a private audience, the two personalities spoke in particular of the tragic events in Afghanistan, said Nadia, a victim of abuse by ISIS in Iraq in 2014 and spokesperson for the cause of its martyred people.
“We discussed the importance of supporting #Yazidis & other minority communities in Iraq. In light of the heartbreaking events in #Afghanistan, we exchanged ideas concerning the defense of women and survivors of sexual violence,” writes Nadia Murad on the social network.