Tag: Sex Slavery

Yezidi's Nadia Murad gives an Interview in Stuttgart, southern Germany on September 12, 2016. Murad was taken from her home village of Kocho near Iraq's northern town of Sinjar in August 2014 and brought to IS-controlled Mosul, where she endured months of sexual abuse by Islamic State militants before escaping. …

Former Islamic State Sex Slave Gets Major Human Rights Award

The European Council has bestowed the prestigious Vaclav Havel Human Rights Award on Nadia Murad, a survivor of Islamic State sex slavery and now a vocal activist for the rights of those oppressed by ISIS jihad.

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PHOTOS: The Dungeons Islamic State Uses for Yazidi Sex Slaves

Officials investigating areas previously controlled by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) have found underground dungeons the terrorist group uses to keep its sex slaves, most of the Yazidi minority religious sect. The whereabouts of the women forced into these dungeons are unknown.

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Bloomberg: Islamic State Circulates Sex Slave Price List

A senior United Nations official says Islamic State is circulating a slave price list for captured women and children, and that the group’s ongoing appeal and barbarity pose an unprecedented challenge.

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UN Official: ISIS Forces Girls to Undergo Virginity Surgeries, Marry Them off 20 Times

Zainab Bangura, the United Nations Special representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, recently interviewed numerous females the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) kidnapped and forced to be sex slaves. She found what others have previously discovered: rape, slavery, slave markets, and women undergoing surgery to restore their virginity.

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Eric Holder Tells DOJ Employees: No More Prostitutes

The Washington Post has published a memo sent from Attorney General Eric Holder reminding all Justice Department employees not to solicit prostitutes, even if the practice is legal where they may be inclined to do so.

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Grassley Promotes Anti-Trafficking Legislation in Weekly Address

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) pushed anti-human trafficking legislation during the GOP’s Weekly Address on Saturday. Transcript (via ABC News Radio) as Follows:  “I’m U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa. This year, thousands of minors will be sexually trafficked in the

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Iraqi Christian Girl: I Hope God Forgives ISIS

Myriam, a young Christian girl in Iraq, and her family fled their village near Mosul before the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) reached them. Now they live in a refugee camp located in an unfinished mall with only the bare necessities. Despite the hardship, Myriam hopes God forgives the terrorist group.

Iraqi government forces celebrate while holding an al-Qaeda affiliated flag after they claimed they have gained complete control of the Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad, on January 26, 2015 near the town of Muqdadiyah. Iraqi forces have "liberated" Diyala province from the Islamic State jihadist group, retaking all populated areas …

ISIS Forces Syrians, Yazidi Sex Slaves to Donate Blood to Fighters

The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) is forcing residents in Raqqa, Syria, the capital of their “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq, to donate blood for their injured fighters. In January, Yazidi sex slave girls told the media the militants also forced them to donate blood.