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Greece: Nadia Murad Basee Taha visits the refugee camps of Idomeni

admin / January 21, 2018

“ How to approach a memoir of a war still being waged.”


Despite recent gains against ISIS in Iraq, many Yazidis still remain in captivity. As a story that hasn’t yet ended, “The Last Girl” is difficult to process. It is a call to action, but as it places Murad’s tragedy in the larger narrative of Iraqi history and American intervention, it leaves the reader with urgent, incendiary questions: What have we done, and what can we do?

Read more in the New York Times.