One Young World: The story of a Kurdish genocide survivor | Taban Shoresh

Taban Shoresh was imprisoned at the age of four with her family in 1986 and was nearly buried alive by Saddam Hussein's soldiers. She was forced to watch and hear her family be tortured before being sent off to be killed - but she was miraculously saved by fellow Kurds. Listen as the founder of The Lotus Flower shares her harrowing story.

This session took place at 2017 One Young World Summit, the world's premier forum for young leaders, in Bogotá, Colombia. The Summit brought together 1,300 delegates from more than 190 countries, empowering them to make lasting connections to create positive change.