2016 Lantos Human Rights Prize

The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice presented Iraqi parliament member Vian Dakhil with ots 2016 Human Rights Prize. Ms. Dakhil was… read more

The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice presented Iraqi parliament member Vian Dakhil with ots 2016 Human Rights Prize. Ms. Dakhil was awarded the prize for her courageous efforts to defend the Yazidi people against a mass genocide by ISIS.* In her remarks, she talked about President Trump’s refugee and immigration ban that almost prevented her from entering the U.S. to receive the award. She was later reissued a visa. She urged President Trump to reconsider the executive order and reiterated that Iraq is on the frontline to combat terrorism.

Portions of this event are in Arabic.

* The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or DAISH/DAESH in Arabic is a militant group that has called itself the Islamic State. close

Report Video Issue

Points of Interest

For quick viewing, C-SPAN provides Points of Interest markers for some events.

Click the play button and tap the screen to see the at the bottom of the player. Tap the to see a complete list of all Points of Interest - click on any moment in the list and the video will play.

Points of Interest

For quick viewing, C-SPAN provides Points of Interest markers for some events.

Click the play button and move your cursor over the video to see the . Click on the marker to see the description and watch.

You can also click the in the lower left of the video player to see a complete list of all Points of Interest from this program - click on any moment in the list and the video will play.

People in this video

More People

Hosting Organization

More information about

2016 Lantos Human Rights Prize

728 Views
Program ID:
423688-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 08, 2017 | 11:12am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Feb 24, 2017 | 7:45am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Feb 08, 2017 | 11:12am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 2017 | 11:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 2017 | 8:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 09, 2017 | 12:26am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 12, 2017 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2017 | 2:36pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 24, 2017 | 7:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a Download

2016 Lantos Human Rights Prize

  • MP3 audio - Standard
    Price:
    $0.99

User Created Clips from This Video