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In Memory of the Female Dentist Beheaded by ISIS

In memory of Dr. Rou’aa Diab, a female dentist, who was arrested by the Islamic State on August 22, 2014. She was arrested with four others in Al-Mayadeen, a city on the border of Iraq. Without proper trial, Diab was charged with the crime of “treating male patients,” and was executed. As fellow dentists, Dr. … Continue reading

‘Won’t even let us kill ourselves’: Ordeal of enslaved Yazidi women

Hundreds of women and girls belonging to the Yazidi religious minority have been enslaved by Islamic State militants, who are selling them, forcing them to marry and convert to Islam, ruining not only their lives, but also the lives of their families. On the Iraqi-Syrian border, RT’s Paula Slier contacted Amira, a woman whose life … Continue reading

ISIS Sells 300 Yazidi Women As Brides To Fighters

The woman were forced to convert to Islam, and SOHR reported it has documented cases where girls and women were sold to fighters for $1,000 each. Formerly known as ISIS, the Islamic State considers the women to be so-called al Sabaya, defined by SOHR as “women captured in war.” The monitoring group said it has … Continue reading

14-year-old girl who ran away from the torture of IS

  This is the story of a 14-year-old girl named Narin, which was made a Commander gift Islamic State. They killed his brother and tried to make concubine, but she fled. As the sun rose on my dusty village on August 3, my neighbor woke up with a terrible call: State Islamic jihadists were coming … Continue reading

Iraqi Women Commit Suicide After Being Raped By ISIL

The number of people killed after extremist militants overran Mosul earlier this week may run into the hundreds, U.N. human rights spokesman Rupert Colville said Friday, highlighting disturbing reports including the suicide of four women after being raped by ISLI militants. He said his office had reports the killings included the execution of 17 civilians … Continue reading

Iraq marry girls starting from the age of 8 years

Iraq is considered a new law that would allow marriage of females ranging from age 8 years. This has provoked strong opposition activists in this country because such a law is seen as a major step back for women’s rights. Activist adware Hana said: “This law is a crime against man and child. Small girls who … Continue reading