July 5, 2017 //


Samia Sleman, 15, a Yazidi who was held hostage and raped by members of the Islamic State when she was 13, cries while speaking at a conference addressing the persecution of Christians and other minorities in the Middle East and Africa at the United Nations April 28. Also pictured is human-rights advocate Jacqueline Isaac. The Vatican mission to the U.N. was a co-sponsor of the conference. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) See UN-CHRISTIANS-MIDDLE-EAST April 29, 2016.

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