First Session on Human Trafficking Hosted by U.N. Security Council

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The First Session on Human Trafficking was hosted by the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday.  The session was introduced by Nick Grono from the Freedom Fund and Nadia Murad Basee, a Yazidi woman who described how ISIS took her from her village in Iraq…

This article explains her story of seeing six brothers killed while the women and children were captured as “spoils of war”.  She called this movement by ISIS a form of genocide.  She escaped.  She pleaded with the Security Council to work at rescuing the nearly 3400 Yazidi victims who are still enslaved.  Grono reminded the Council that ISIS is calling for a “revival of slavery” and that trafficking is a strategic war practice for ISIS, truly a crime against humanity.  To read the entire article, click below…

 

 

 

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