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St twenty one years old this life ended Islamic State militants massacred the people of her village executing men who refused to convert to Islam and women too old to become sex slaves Six of Nadias brothers were killed and her mother soon after their bodies swept into mass graves Nadia was taken to Mosul and forced along with thousands of other Yazidi girls into the ISIS slave trade Nadia would be held captive by several militants and repeatedly raped and beaten Finally s. I heard about Yazidi genocide and tortures fromNews channels But the first hand account from a survivor makes you cringe It is not easy to talk about rape and tortures as well as the mass murder of most of the near and dear ones Some readers pointed out the initial portion of the book the lives the explainations of religious believes were unnecessary and boring But as per me those exact things the simplicity of life and their religious background was necessary to understand the whole scenario else the whole point of the book will be lostShe is an awesome fighter and survivor Hats off to the courage to express herself after such beitality

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WINNER OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE In this courageous The Washington Post memoir of survival a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Ira A member of the Yazidi community she and her brothers and sisters lived a uiet life Nadia had dreams of becoming a history teacher or opening her own beauty salon On August 15th 2014 when Nadia was ju. I read this thanks to the recommendation of a friend and am embarrassed I did not previously know about the Yazidi genocide in Ira I would highly encourage everyone to read this honest and well written account In addition to the horror of enduring ISIS the author also shares the rich and tight knit Yazidi culture with her reader

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He managed a narrow escape through the streets of Mosul finding shelter in the home of a Sunni Muslim family whose eldest son risked his life to smuggle her to safety Today Nadias storyas a witness to the Islamic States brutality a survivor of rape a refugee a Yazidihas forced the world to pay attention to an ongoing genocide It is a call to action a testament to the human will to survive and a love letter to a lost country a fragile community and a family torn apart by wa. Enjoyed is probably not the right word here as this book is disturbing and horrifying and it has and still is actually happening Gripping is probably the best word I can find and educational because although I am like most people aware that ISIS are evil fanatical and totally deluded I just didn t know the half of it Thank you Nadia for speaking out against this barbaric regime I am so sad with what you have had to endure but I can definitely see that the world needs telling and I would implore as many people as possible to read this extremely well written narrative

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About the Author: Nadia Murad

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 UN’s 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 Nadia’s Initiative a program dedicated to helping survivors of genocide and human trafficking to heal and rebuild their communitiesPhoto Credit Thomas Duffé



13 thoughts on “The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State

  1. says:

    This story is so overwhelming that reviewing it as a book is not feasible because this is not a book. It is a story told extraordinarily well and presents many lessens, one of the most interesting being the value of a reli

  2. says:

    This is a powerful story to understand and for civilized people to face. Rape is now a weapon commonly used systematically in war and needs to be addressed as strongly as Weapons of Mass Destruction I bought this book to support a p

  3. says:

    I read this thanks to the recommendation of a friend and am embarrassed I did not previously know about the Yazidi genocide in Iraq. I would highly encourage everyone to read this honest and well written account. In addition to the horror of enduring ISIS, the author also shares the rich and tight knit Yazidi culture with her reader.

  4. says:

    There are sunny people who say things like "There's goodness in everyone!" and encourage us all to share in their oblivious view of humanity. When you encounter those people, tell them to get their heads out of th

  5. says:

    Nadia Murad is an amazing survivor. She describes in detail her life, her family, her religion and her village in great detail prior t

  6. says:

    I heard about Yazidi genocide and tortures from
    News channels. But the first hand account from a survivor makes you cringe. It is not easy to talk about rape and tortures as well as the mass murder of most of the near and dear ones. Some readers pointed out, the initial portion of the book, the lives, the explainations of religious believes were unnecessary and boring. But as per me, those exact things, t

  7. says:

    Nadia is smart, kind, thoughtful, beautiful, generous, funny, loving, patient, joyful, good, faithful, and pure of heart. She is proud to be Yazidi, and rightfully so. And everyone, no matter their faith, who seeks

  8. says:

    The Last Girl will stay in my memory forever. Nadia’s experience is profoundly horrific, sad and troubling.
    She is a powerful hero in the Iraqi and Yazidi war against ISIS. I couldn’t put this book down. I loved it and so admire the author.

  9. says:

    Enjoyed is probably not the right word here as this book is disturbing and horrifying and it has, and still is, ac

  10. says:

    This is not a book it is a record of man's inhumanity to women ,it is about men lust for power sex and violence. Men perpetrating a

  11. says:

    Another powerful memoir, another incredible woman, another indomitable spirit.

    The questions remain the same. How are humans capable to so much good and so much evil together? How is it okay to kill in the name of faith, when all faith teach us tolerance and humanity?

    These are ordinary girls, with simple dreams. They didn’t desire greatness, it has been thrust upon them. I am sure her Nobel Prize wouldn

  12. says:

    This was a difficult read on so many levels. I think the underlying message is clear: sexual violence and genocide perpetrated in times of war, when victims are at their most vulnerable shows humanity's most desp

  13. says:

    Nadia living in a small Yazidi city Kocho in Iraq, youngest of a big family.She had dreams of getting education and opening her little salon

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