‘Slow, painful death’ of Yazidi woman’s body and soul while enslaved by the Islamic State


The Islamic State’s attempt to exterminate the Yazidi people of Iraq did not involve only murder

When the militants swept through the north of the country after taking Mosul in the summer of 2014, they executed the religious minority group’s men and elderly women.

The children and the other women they took captive.

MaXe 6fThey brainwashed and conscripted the young boys and turned the women and girls into sexual slaves.

This enslavement was justified by edicts based on religious interpretations rejected by nearly all Muslims.

In “The Last Girl,” Nadia Murad tells the…

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