ISIS fanatics have brutally executed 19 women who refused to have sex with fighters said Mimousini, a Kurdish official who claimed the women who had been held hostage in Islamic State’s stronghold of Mosul, Iraq, were killed a few days ago. Photos below post.
The official, who is a spokesman for the Kurdish Democratic Party in Mosul told Iraqi News: “The penalty decision came on the background of the refusal to participate in the practice of sexual jihad”.
Mr Mimousini also claimed an argument about who would get the women and how much they are worth has caused a rift within ISIS’ ranks.
Thousands of women seized by the militants from the villages they conquer are sold or given as gifts to ISIS fighters who then rape and beat them repeatedly.
Most of these captives, some as young as 14, belong to the Yazidi community – an ancient Kurdish ethnic group based in the north of Iraq – or are Christians, and Isis sees them as heretics.
A UN envoy investigating Islamic State’s vile sex trade has said “girls get peddled like barrels of petrol” and one can be bought by six different men.
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