A New York Times Editors ChoiceThis Devastating Memoir Unflinchingly Recounts Murads Experiences And Questions The Complicity Of Witnesses Who Acquiesced In The Suffering Of Others The New YorkerHer Book Is Soberingand An Inspiration PeopleA Harrowing Memoir Intricate In Historical Context The Last Girl Leaves Readers With Urgent, Incendiary Questions The New York Times Book ReviewMurad Gives Us A Window On The Atrocities That Destroyed Her Family And Nearly Wiped Out Her Vulnerable Community This Is A Courageous Memoir That Serves As An Important Step Toward Holding To Account Those Who Committed Horrific Crimes The Washington PostThis Is Likely The Most Inspiring Feminist Memoir Out This Year BustleNadia Murad S Courageous Account Is Horrific And Essential Reading Anyone Who Wants To Understand The So Called Islamic State Should Read The Last Girl The EconomistFascinating VultureSurpassingly Valuable With Her New Book, The Last Girl, Nadia Murad Has Assumed The Stature Of An Elie Wiesel For Her People As Much As It Is An Account Of The Yazidi Genocide, The Book Is Also A Loving Ode To A Way Of Life That Has Now Been All But Obliterated Jewish JournalA Harrowing And Brave Book, A Testament To Human Resilience The ProgressiveA Devastating Yet Ultimately Inspiring Memoir That Doubles As An Urgent Call To Action KirkusBrilliant And Intense A Clear Eyed Account Of ISISs Cruelty Publishers Weekly Starred Review Powerful A Heartbreaking Elegy To A Lost Community BooklistNadia Murad Is A Human Rights Activist She Is The Recipient Of The Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize And The Sakharov Prize, And Is The UNs First Goodwill Ambassador For The Dignity Of Survivors Of Human Trafficking Together With Yazda, A Yazidi Rights Organization, She Is Currently Working To Bring The Islamic State Before The International Criminal Court On Charges Of Genocide And Crimes Against Humanity.She Is Also The Founder Of Nadias Initiative, A Program Dedicated To Helping Survivors Of Genocide And Human Trafficking To Heal And Rebuild Their Communities.Amal Clooney Is A Barrister Practicing At Doughty Street Chambers In London Who Specializes In International Law And Human Rights She Is Also A Visiting Professor At Columbia Law School Clooney Is Currently Legal Counsel To Nadia Murad And Other Yazidi Women Who Have Been Sexually Enslaved By ISIS In Iraq And Syria, And Is Working To Secure Accountability For The Crimes Committed By ISIS In National And International Courts.
Nadia Murad is a human rights activist She is the recipient of the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize and the Sakharov Prize, and is the UNs first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking Together with Yazda, a Yazidi rights organization, she is currently working to bring the Islamic State before the International Criminal Court on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity She is also the founder of Nadias Initiative, a program dedicated to helping survivors of genocide and human trafficking to heal and rebuild their communities.Photo Credit Thomas Duffe
- 307 pages
- The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State
- Nadia Murad
- 22 June 2019 Nadia Murad