Yezidi victim of Islamic State appointed as UN goodwill ambassador

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New York (dpa) – A Yezidi woman who had been raped, tortured and sold into sexual slavery by the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq was appointed UN goodwill ambassador for the dignity of survivors of human trafficking on Friday. During an emotional ceremony at UN headquarters, Nadia Murad Basee Taha, 23, accepted the distinction from…