Ambassador Nikki Haley Meets with Nadia Murad and Amal Clooney

New York City
March 9, 2017



Ambassador Nikki Haley met with Nadia Murad, UN Goodwill Ambassador and Yezidi genocide survivor, and Amal Clooney, Ms. Murad’s legal counsel. She thanked Ms. Murad for her bravery, and for continuing to use her Goodwill Ambassadorship to share her story and shine a spotlight on atrocities committed by ISIS.

Ambassador Haley expressed the United States’ full support for accountability for ISIS – including justice for its victims – and reiterated the United States’ determination to do whatever it takes to defeat the threats posed by radical terrorist organizations like ISIS.

Ambassador Haley underscored that the promotion and protection of human rights continues to be a core element of American policy, in keeping with our strong values. She emphasized the United States’ continued commitment to standing up for the human rights of the worlds’ most vulnerable, including religious and ethnic minorities such as the Yezidis.