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The Latest: Nobel winner stands up for persecuted minorities


October 5, 2018

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the awarding of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):

6:40 p.m.

Nobel Peace prize co-winner Nadia Murad of Iraq says she will share her award "with Yazidis, Iraqis, Kurds, other persecuted minorities and all of the countless victims of sexual violence around the world."

She says "as a survivor, I am grateful for this opportunity to draw international attention to the plight of the Yazidi people, who have suffered unimaginable crimes" under Islamic State militants.

The 25-year-old advocate for victims of sexual violence says will be thinking of her mother, w...

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